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Travel agency business

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by malimnahi, Apr 27, 2015.

  1. malimnahi

    malimnahi Newbie

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    Hi everyone

    So I work at a travel agency and we make money out of commission only
    and I wanted to know if there's other different ways to make money out of my office
    such as advertising for other companies or anything related to advertising through my business office

    thank you
     
  2. bananaman5000

    bananaman5000 Regular Member

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    call hotels and arrange discount codes since you buy so much

    charge customer the same

    keep the difference

    "hello, i am currently booking xx hotels per month with your company. i'm interested in using your hotels long term and i would like to see if i can get a discounted rate"
     
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  3. malimnahi

    malimnahi Newbie

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    Is there any other ideas you can help me out with

    thanks
     
  4. nycdude

    nycdude Regular Member

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    Are you trying to generate overall commission for the entire travel agency, or generate more commission for yourself that is payed by the travel agency?
     
  5. malimnahi

    malimnahi Newbie

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    For my self only
     
  6. nycdude

    nycdude Regular Member

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    OK, I understand that you want to earn commision from the travel agency you're at now, and earn commission from other companies on the side. Would those other companies be other travel agencies too?

    Sorry for the trivial questions but I'm trying to get a clear picture of what you're asking for.
     
  7. Trepanated

    Trepanated Supreme Member

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    What was wrong with the idea bananaman500 took the trouble to reply with?

    Did you think it was a bad idea?
    Did you try the idea and it didn't work?
    Or are you just not going to try it?

    Here's my idea then:

    Give each customer a package of 'medicine' to deliver to a sick 'aunty' of yours when they get to their hotel.

    Here's the clever bit though - tell them your sick aunty might look suspiciously like a male drug dealing gangster - but that's one of the side effects she gets when she runs out of her medication.
     
  8. moneycash155

    moneycash155 Newbie

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    Great idea!! try it bro
     
  9. malimnahi

    malimnahi Newbie

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    That's ok i really appreciate your help

    well all I'm trying to say is basically if any one owns a business it does not have to be a travel agency but any service
    will there be any other ideas to earn money other than the service you have such as advertising for companies because we are known agency in our town
    and we have plenty of clients
     
  10. malimnahi

    malimnahi Newbie

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    hotels won't give any agency special discounts
    they will look at your volume sales
    and getting special prices for flights and other travel services you need to be an IATA member
    which we already are and we already got our own prices
    so his idea is already been used and known
     
  11. leandr0id

    leandr0id Newbie

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    Sell transfer services through dottransfers (They have widget and whitelabel and offer commissions)
    Google Dottransfes affiliate program
     
  12. CyberAlien

    CyberAlien Regular Member

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    Why not just setup a referral program of your own and recruit people to work under you? They could do it from home and you just manage everything from the office...
     
  13. nycdude

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    OK, I understand now that you work as an advertsing publisher, and you want to find other companies to advertise for, other than travel agencies.

    Do you work with other publishers within your orgainization, such as you guys all look for a variety of different companies to promote? And you want to find more businesses to promote?

    Working for a well known agency that's an acredited IATA member and with plenty of clients is already impressive. I'm surprised you're having trouble. What are people promoting, not just travel agencies?