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Host Agency vs. Travel Franchise: Work Smarter, Not Harder


When you hear the word 'juggler,' what comes to mind? Is it the image of a street performer tossing rings into the air from hand to hand at a mesmerizing rhythm? Or is it an everyday person, managing multiple tasks and responsibilities?

For many small business owners, this analogy hits close to home. Each day can feel like a juggling act, with countless tasks vying for attention at the same time. When you're too busy handling multiple things at once, you can miss out on valuable opportunities.

That's why it's crucial to maximize efficiency within your business. Streamlining your operations not only saves precious time and money but also opens up opportunities for meaningful client connections, increased bookings and boosted sales.

Continuing our series on what to consider when choosing the right travel network for you (you can view the latest factors covered here), let's take a closer look at another important factor: technology.

With today's innovative tech platforms and resources, there's no need to be a juggler (unless you want to toss rings for fun - which if you do, we'd love to watch!). From organization to managing the back end of your business to helping you find the best deals for your clients, technology can be a travel advisor's best friend.

This is where choosing a travel network that offers you the best innovative technology is important. You'll want to make sure that the technology you're gaining access to is helping your business see greater success than ever before.

Work Smarter, Not Harder
Most travel networks feature back-office systems to help you stay organized and efficient, but these can vary from network to network. Be sure to ask your prospective network for all of the details about their tech offerings to ensure that they meet your business needs.

What does Avoya Travel® offer? We're so glad you asked! Avoya offers Independent Agencies in the Avoya Network™ access to Agent Power™, Avoya's industry-leading patented SaaS technology. This one-stop system is designed to help you efficiently run your business from anywhere and at any time. New to technology? No sweat. Our easy-to-navigate platform can help you maximize your income and productivity.

According to Zapier, a staggering 76% of professionals spend up to three hours a day on data entry. That equates to nearly half of your entire workday consumed by activities that could have been directed toward expanding your business and boosting revenue. Avoya's award-winning technology resource is available 24/7, 365 days a year via phone, web and mobile app, so you can manage your agency from anywhere you have internet access.

How much time does Agent Power really save Independent Agents in the Avoya Network? Passionate travel professional Vikki Rodriguez, Owner of VK Travel Concierge LLC, an Independent Agency in the Avoya Network, shares her firsthand experience: "Agent Power is my all-in-one resource for running a successful travel agency. It helps me organize my day, provides the resources to find answers to my questions and lets me focus on creating unforgettable travel experiences." Avoya's innovative technology empowers professionals like Vikki to spend their time doing what they truly love, helping others make their dreams come true.

Agent Power doesn't stop there - it encompasses access to Avoya's Live Leads™ program, which channels fresh client leads straight to you. Additionally, it integrates booking engines and offers a comprehensive suite of agency support resources, including a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, promotion finder, professional development programs, accounting and commission tracking and much more!

The best part about Agent Power? It's on the house. At Avoya, we believe in providing access to our cutting-edge technology and business solutions without any additional costs. Once you become a part of the Avoya family, you'll enjoy unlimited access to all Avoya resources and technology, whenever and wherever you'd like!

With these resources at your disposal, you're not just running an independent business - you're doing so with unparalleled support that's second to none and resources propelling you toward greater success. Ready to learn more? Fill out the form below to get started!

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