Monthly Archives: September 2009

A Little French Village

Sometimes you find yourself in a place that defies imagination, it’s just so cool. That was my recent  end of summer holiday experience in a tiny village in Provence called “Eygalières.” Located almost in the middle of the triangle of enchanting Provence cities: Arles, Avignon and Aix en Provence, Eygalières is the perfect staging area […]

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Agency Locators: Are You Listed?

Many suppliers offer a “Find an agent” area on their site for consumers.  While being listed in these agency locators isn’t a guarantee that customers will find their way to you from that suppliers site, NOT being listed IS a guarantee that customers will not find their way to you from the suppliers site. Isn’t […]

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Is Your Website Yelling “Me Too!”?

Does your web site tell your customers what makes you special? No? Why Not? Your customers are remaining loyal to you because they feel some type of connection to you. Maybe it’s the great service you provide for them, maybe it’s the fabulous deal you found them on that 14 night cruise 3 years ago, […]

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A Wine Discovered — And Then Discovered Again

Last May, I was visiting one of my favorite places … Red Lodge, Montana. It is a classic western town situated at the beginning of the Beartooth Highway, which crosses from Montana to Wyoming and is the gateway to Yellowstone National Park. Red Lodge is the “new old west” with a picturesque Main Street about […]

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From the TRADE Show

Passport Online was in attendance at the TRADE Show that just wrapped up in Las Vegas. Yesterday, at the Retail Travel Leadership Summit, industry leaders from cruise, GDS, ARC and other companies discussed hot topics retail agents are facing today. The consensus feeling is that the bottom has been hit and that business is starting […]

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What Can I Do With 20MB?

20MB is a pretty fair amount of space for storing things you will actually use on your site, however it isn’t infinite. Here are some comparisons on what you can do with 20MB: 20 photos downloaded directly from your camera (I’m assuming that each photo is only 1MB, which is a low estimate, so you […]

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Turning A Negative Into A Positive

I just got off the phone with an agent who wanted to talk more about NexCite. She said “Don’t you know times are bad and business is slow? No one is calling me.” After listening to her genuine concern we did a bit of brainstorming together.  I mentioned how we could help her make her […]

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