Would you agree that competition between travel agents and the easily available discount travel apps, that allows clients to be the travel agents themselves, is the biggest problem facing the travel industry today? To compete in this jungle, there is one asset agents do fail to realize that can set them apart from the competition. That one thing is that agents are human and they work with humans, who at their core, desire human connection and amazing customer service that only travel agents can offer. What can travel agents do today to be competitive? That is where My Staycation Box can help in the form of an incentive/perk type gift. What My Staycation Box offers is a special travel gift, that also makes clients travel experience more enjoyable. Additionally agents win "brownie" points on customer service because clients are 2-3 times more likely to re-book another vacation through your company by doing something above and beyond normal expectations.
So what is My Staycation Box and how can it help individual travel agents be more competitive and have better customer retention which equals more sales? My Staycation Box is a unique start up that offers a vacation like experience, unlike any vacation by offering uniquely curated, travel themed care packages - where all the products are regionally sourced from that destination AND incorporates all 5 senses. While this makes a great gift for people unable to travel due to budget, health (like those battling cancer or recuperating from surgery), or responsibilities (like busy working moms) the very same box is an even more amazing gift for those about to embark on a vacation. Think how tickled all ones clients would be if they received a box of goodies two weeks prior to their vacation booked with your agency or as a thank you gift after the vacation and turn it into a marketing opportunity too.
Let's look at two scenarios where a travel care package can really help you make more money.
There are other opportunities the boxes can also be used. What do you do when there is an unhappy client? Wouldn't sending a destination themed box smooth things over both as an I'm sorry for the bad experience while at the same time extend the olive branch asking for another chance? Another option is use the boxes for out reach in the community as a donation item for a community charity event or online/social media contest where added value can come from the agency in the form of an extra free night at a hotel/resort or gift certificate to a restaurant. There are more examples, but no matter how one chooses to use a boxed vacation for one's business, it can definitely take it to the next level especially in the form of repeat business. The best part is the cost of the box is something agents can roll into the cost of the vacation and/or ones advertising budget.
Want more information? Visit mystaycationbox.com today and reach out to Michelle Sholund, the founder, via the contact page of the website to inquire about special bulk rates just for travel agents only, destination themed boxes that are available now and those coming soon. Don't wait until tomorrow to gain extra profits and gain more clients than can happen today. Inquire now!
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