Your Clients are Obsessed with Planning. Here’s How to Use That to Your Advantage

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Your Clients are Obsessed with Planning. Here’s How to Use That to Your Advantage

If you’re a travel professional, you’re already familiar with the jolt of energy that comes from planning an exciting itinerary. It’s a rush! And these days, many of your clients know the feeling, too.   In fact, millennial travellers especially seem to have fallen in love with the excitement of intricate trip-planning. When it’s time to plan a vacation, out come […]
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Helping Your Travel Clients Stay Fit with Umapped

As invigorating as travel can be, it’s naturally sprinkled with stress-inducing moments, too, even for the seasoned traveller. Unfamiliar cities and airports, language barriers and limited amenities can all rattle a client abroad, and throwing anyone off their regular fitness routine doesn’t make things any easier. Trip Publisher to the rescue!  Personalize Their Destination Content […]
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Umapped & Booking Cruise Shore Excursions with Third Parties

Cruise passengers know how to go with the flow, but when it comes to shore excursions, they’re exploring off-the-beaten-port and avoiding the crowds. Today’s cruise passengers are looking for an experience.  Drawing a focus on small groups, cultural immersion, and stops off-the-beaten-path, third-party shore excursion providers are growing in popularity and becoming the new alternative […]
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Looking Back at 2019 with Umapped

The Umapped team is extremely grateful to our partners and clients for continuing to share our journey with us. Since you helped us to shape our 2019, we want to share some of the top milestones of our year with you! 2019 has been filled with excitement, but we’re gearing up for an even better […]
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Reunions & Family Vacations Made Easier with Umapped

Raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced this: you book a vacation with your family, but it’s not until the plane takes off that you realize you all have completely different ideas of how you’ll be spending your time together. Do we build sandcastles all day or do we visit every museum we can? Do […]
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The Four Times You Need to Connect With Your Clients Post-Booking

Post-purchase communication is essential for building a healthy, long-lasting relationship with your clients. Among the many benefits, as we all know, it validates your client’s purchasing decisions, it keeps you top of mind throughout their travel lifecycle, and it can strengthen the foundation of trust you’ve been working oh-so-hard at building. In an industry where […]
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You Asked, We Listened: How Trip Publisher is Evolving to Meet Your Needs

“We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are.” — Max De Pree When the Umapped Trip Publisher launched in 2014, our focus was as an itinerary management application. Our main goal was to provide travel advisors with a collaborative and up-to-the-minute itinerary option for their clients, that could give the […]
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10 Simple Ways Your Travel Consulting Business Can Be More Eco-Friendly

If you want to “go green”, but feel a little late to the party, it’s actually easier than you think. Whether you’re a home-based agent or commute to an office, here are ten simple ideas to reduce your impact on the planet. Best of all, this isn’t just a feelgood exercise, it’s good for business, […]
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4 Useful Tips for Appealing to Millennial Travellers

At this point, we’ve all heard enough about how different millennials are from their parents and grandparents; how they’ve “ruined” various industries; or how they supposedly bounce from job to job.  The truth is millennials do have important things in common with other generations, and travel is one of those things! The 2019 Deloitte Millennial […]
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You Are Only Booking Half of What You Can Be – Here’s How to Book It All

It turns out that many travel consultants are still content to just get their clients from A to B. Every trip may start with a flight but selling a good airfare is hardly the most lucrative segment of any travel itinerary anymore. Do you know what is? According to recent consumer insights conducted by Phocuswright […]
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