A guide to a successful travel agency marketing plan

A guide to a successful travel agency marketing plan

Marketing is essential to any business, but marketing your own travel agency can feel daunting. There are many options and ways to reach your target audience. We’re here to help you understand how to promote your business in our guide to creating a successful marketing plan for your travel agency. Why a travel agency needs […]

I’m a 40-something mum and made £3 million in sales in my first five years

Seven years ago Palvi was a frustrated mum who had hit a glass ceiling, trying to juggle family life with inflexible hours and a long commute as a marketing manager.  Just five years later she had taken £3 million in sales working as a travel consultant from home and travelling the world. Says Palvi: “Launching […]

Why our Business Development Team is even bigger than before

One of the biggest reasons our homeworking travel consultants are so successful is due to the support we give them. And if you join now, you’ll be launching your business at a time when we’ve got the biggest and best team in our history. Our team of expert Business Development Managers (BDMs) have years of […]

Our key trade partners are some of the best in the business

Want to sell holidays from some of the UK’s biggest and best travel suppliers? That’s why hundreds of franchisees sign up with The Travel Franchise. Not only can our agents sell holidays from over 450 travel suppliers but we work closely with over 40 of the best. These key trade partners (KTPs) offer our consultants […]

I skipped uni and started my own agency at 18

Our youngest consultant, Joe Boot, joined at 18 and recently celebrated selling £2 million in holidays, despite no former experience in travel. Joe came across The Travel Franchise, joined within a couple of weeks and, after five days of training, began selling holidays part-time while working at a restaurant. “When I left sixth form I […]

This is why my travel business is more rewarding than any job

With 6 years as a Personal Travel Consultant under her belt, franchisee Lisa has had plenty of time to reflect on being her own boss. We caught up with her to learn more about what makes this business so special. Watch Lisa’s interview below to find out: Lisa swapped a career she hated for one […]

How much does it cost to become a travel agent?

How much does it cost to become a travel agent

Combining a passion for travel, a desire to be your own boss and the reward gained through helping people, becoming a travel agent is a great career choice. As the travel industry is making a big comeback after the pandemic, it’s the perfect time to realise your dream.  The costs for starting any business can […]

Why becoming a travel consultant was perfect for my retirement

Becoming a personal travel consultant wasn’t in Jane’s plans for retirement. Then, she realised it could be the perfect next career. When Jane was about to retire from the police force she knew she wasn’t ready to stop working. Then a conversation with some ex-colleagues about their travel business made her realise what she wanted […]

How to start an adventure travel agency

How to start an adventure travel agency

As holidaymakers look for new and exciting experiences, interest in adventure travel is rapidly growing, moving this brand of holiday out of the niche market zone and into the mainstream.  Many adventure tourists aim to connect with new landscapes and cultures while leaving as little impact on the environment as possible. Activities such as climbing, […]