Category Archives: Website Tips

From the Support Desk: How to Choose Captivating Images for Your Website

A picture says a lot… they say pictures can say a thousand words, and great images can help make the difference between an average-looking site, and a really engaging one.

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Easily add an interactive map to your website

Did you know that you can add a map to your Customer Service page? If you are a brick and mortar agency this can really help your clients find you. Google Maps Β is interactive so you can zoom in or out, print directions or Β choose a route.

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Target Searches – Explained

“What is a Target Search?” I hear this question asked a lot by travel agents, so I thought I would explain what they areΒ and why they are important.

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Tip of the week – This weeks assignment is to update your Agent page

We know our agents are really busy, but I have a feeling I’m being ignored. We did not receive very many requests to update your home page so this week you all have a new assignment.

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Tip of the week – This weeks assignment is to update your home page

We know our agents are really busy this time of year, but this week you all have an assignment. Your home page…It’s your only chance to create a good first impression.Β  People are coming to your site to shop for travel so make it easy for them! Your home page should be an introduction to […]

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Tip of the week – Are you depending on the Phone Book to bring you customers?

The new phone book’s here! The new phone book’s here! Every time the new phone books are delivered I laugh and I think of this scene from the movie β€œThe Jerk” with Steve Martin.

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Are you still using the default VacationPort colors?

VacationPort Users, did you know that there are several color scheme choices available to you beyond the basic colors?

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Tip of the week – Adding videos to your website

Do you want to spruce up your web site? Why not think about adding Videos.Β  Videos are get way to get your customer excited about travel. Think about it, would you rather read about that river cruise on Avalon Waterways or watch a beautiful video.

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Tip of the week – Selling your preferred Suppliers

As you know Passport Online is the only company out there that helps you sell and highlights your consortiumΒ and favorite suppliers. This reminds me of a call from an agency that was referred to us by one of the suppliers that Passport Online works with, United Vacations. This loyalΒ agency really loved to work with United […]

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Moving beyond a “simple” search box

A search box is one of the most important features you can add to your site. Β Some customers will be coming to your site to browse around, but others know exactly what they’re looking for. A mixture of general search boxes and custom search boxes on various pages of your site will help guide them […]

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