How Travel Experts Contribute Today to Consumers and How They can be Best Utilized
The then and now…
Travel experts are losing significance and hence relevance. Travelers do not need anyone to facilitate access to reservation systems. Anyone with access to the internet can make online reservations and book everything from flights to hotels, car rentals to attractions. There are tours or admissions that you can pay for well in advance. Most tourist hotspots facilitate online bookings, regardless of where you are traveling to or from. There are websites offering travel packages. Tourists can combine the types of deals they find desirable and hence there is no need for a travel agent to organize anything. From standard packages to a la carte options, travelers are spoiled for choice.
The significance of travel experts remains unwavering despite the growing irrelevance of travel agents. They are not ordinary agents or just facilitators but specialists who do not just facilitate bookings or reservations. They help tourists plan the perfect holiday. One of the ways travel experts do this is by helping tourists understand their options. It is not always about what is available and what is not. Every traveler has some preferences and these should be met for a holiday to be truly satiating. Travel agents have always had a limited understanding of the actual places, the things to do and see, the local history and culture among other quintessential aspects. Generally, travel agents have been confined to the offers. The services of travel experts transcend offers or promotions.
Targeting niche is the way to go
Travel experts should be considered for their specialization as that can be the difference between planning an informed trip or missing out on some key attractions. They would not only simplify the trip but make it more certain, convenient and affordable and know the tips and tricks of how to gain quick access to chosen hotspots, how to explore certain attractions the way a local or someone who is knowledgeable would, how to be at the right places at the right time and also how to get the best deals at every place you would go. This extensive awareness is rarely found in travel agents, at least in those who still operate within the traditional definition.
Tourists should consider travel experts if there is something of a niche that has to be explored. Since travel experts can also attend to other routine reservations and facilitation, it is often better to let them plan everything so one can simply unwind and have fun.
Did you know that Wholesale Hotels Group is also part of Disney travel agents?
If you need hotels worldwide with a large inventory and WHOLESALE pricing, click on the image below – SIGN UP NOW FOR FREE – Memberships starting from $4.99!