Tag Archives: Travel Niches

Travel Affiliates Can Score Points with Virgin Vacations and the NFL

Travel affiliates have lots of opportunities to ‘score’ by selling package tours; Virgin Vacations, together with official NFL events packager NFL On Location, have joined the fray by offering travel affiliates a niche revenue-producing opportunity. As every football addict knows, the NFL plays one game annually in Europe, and this year’s contest is slated for […]

Things I Think I Think – September 28, 2009

This week’s musings, reflections and observations about travel affiliate marketing… 1. I think travel affiliates and travel suppliers might find Ad-ology Research’s recent survey conclusion that the majority of Americans are making their travel plans offline a bit disconcerting. Ad-ology Research conducts research and provides forecasts, analysis and insights to some 2,000 advertising agencies, media […]

HostelWorld Launches New B&B Site – Travel Affiliates Left-Out?

HostelWorld has launched a new site focused on the B&B segment; however, unlike the parent company, the new site currently isn’t set-up to distribute through travel affiliates. The new B&B aggregator, BedandBreakfastworld.com, joins the other travel-related brands in Hostelworld’s growing portfolio: hostels.com, boo.com and trav.com.  In the press release announcing the launch of the company, […]

Incredible Travel Affiliate Opportunity with Incredible Adventures

Travel affiliates have the opportunity to partner with a host of tour operators that provide travel products and experiences that literally range from the simple to the sublime.  When thinking about the latter category from the perspective of one-off travel experiences, adventure travel might well represent the category’s apogee.  Assuming this is true, then the […]

Swingers Website and Caribbean All-Inclusive Partnership – the Next New Travel Affiliate Niche?

LoveVoodoo.com, a leading adult dating and swingers’ community site, and one of the top Caribbean resorts, SuperClubs’ Hedonism II, have teamed-up to offer 4 unique themed events at the über all-inclusive in 2010. Could this partnership result in a new travel affiliate micro-niche? The travel industry has long been renowned for providing the context for […]

Travel Affiliate Sales Opportunities in the Escorted Tours Niche – 3

This is the last of three articles in this week’s blog posts which highlight travel affiliate opportunities in the escorted tour operator niche. Just about every tour operator (TO) offers their products and services on both a ‘bricks and mortar’ and online basis.  However, a small – but growing – number of TOs limit their […]

Travel Affiliate Sales Opportunities in the Escorted Tours Niche – 2

This is the second of three articles we’re featuring in this week’s blog that focus on Escorted Tour Operators that also offer Travel Affiliate Programs. One of the reasons why the tour operator travel industry segment represents a great opportunity for travel affiliate marketers is the breadth and depth of the products available across the […]

Travel Affiliate Sales Opportunities in the Escorted Tours Niche

This is the first of three articles we’ll be featuring in this week’s blog that focus on Escorted Tour Operators that offer Travel Affiliate Programs. Because of their intrinsic value, all-inclusive travel packages are one of the easiest and most profitable travel products that travel affiliates can sell.  Among the most popular types of all-inclusive […]

Can Millennials Prop-Up the U.S. Travel Industry?

Here’s some good news for the U.S. travel industry and travel affiliates…while Baby Boomers and Gen Xers may be stashing away their cash as a safeguard against the uncertain economy, it appears that the ‘Millennials’ are on a travel buying spree.  According to a just-released survey from STA Travel, U.S. travelers between the ages of […]

Selling Travel Insurance Benefits Travel Affiliates and Their Customers

In a travel industry where uncertainty reigns and risk is everywhere, travel insurance not only provides travelers with peace of mind should something unexpected negatively impact their travel plans, it also represents a highly attractive travel affiliate revenue opportunity. Travel insurance is a relatively large travel niche; according to a recently released survey sponsored by […]