There are lots of talks that travel agents have now become Dinosaurs of travel industry, means they are no more required, and people buy all travel products online. Travel agents are a group of professionals. That includes tour operators, consolidators, wholesalers, even Internet websites, and knowledge leaders of the travel industry. This specialized group deals with providers of travel i.e. airlines, cruise lines, rail roads, bus and rental car companies, tour operators, hotels, and resorts and resort time-share operators .So basically, Travel Agents get knowledge of all these products from the providers and become specialized and ready to give its best services.
To have your travel plan without a Travel Agent or Tour Operator means,
“ Making a House without an Architect “
“ Fighting a Court Case without Lawyer”
“ Organising big event without event manager”
“ Getting treated medically without qualified doctors”
“ Running school or college without qualified professors”
If you cannot think of the above activities without qualified professions, how anyone can single out travels industry to run without the qualified consultants or travel agents?
Travel agents do the following tasks:
1. Find the best deals in hotels, airlines, and sightseeing.
2. Makes the itinerary or travel plans for customers.
3. Insures the vacation of customers by giving guaranteed bookings at all places
4. Helps the customers in case if he is stuck somewhere during travel
5. Educates the customers for new destinations
6. Help customers reach a decision of his choice.
The travel agent may be online or offline but what is important is that customers take guidance and advises from travel agents to make their vacations memorable and successful.
TOURISM INDUSTRY TODAY:-
Now a day’s, Travel and Tourism is the world’s leading growing industry that offers a vast opportunities. It employs over 2 billion people worldwide. According to survey, they show that job opportunities in tourism sector are almost two times faster than any other industry. Here, travel professionals and consultants not only working for travel agency but also serve too many corporate firms, associations and institution, etc.
Tourism industry is fast shifting to a product for class to the product for mass market. In this scenario Travel Agents are most needed and they are the backbone of travel, they create the new segment of Population to encourage travelling, they give them confidence of travelling, and help them achieve travel dreams.
IN FACT TRAVEL AGENTS ARE THE BACKBONE OF TRAVEL AND TOURISM INDUSTRY FOR SURE.. WHAT ARE YOUR VIEWS REGARDING THIS BLOG, GIVE YOUR COMMENTS HERE.
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