Sabre sur­vey trends

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TRAVEL agents are more rel­e­vant than ever in help­ing trav­ellers find the best fare and hol­i­day op­tions for them, the re­sults of a sur­vey by Sabre Cor­po­ra­tion re­veal.

The Look­ing To­wards 2020 Sabre Asia Pa­cific sur­vey of travel pro­fes­sion­als found close to 60% of travel agents’ client-base is aged 35 to 50.

The sur­vey also re­vealed 70% of trav­ellers in the Asia Pa­cific re­gion re­quest sus­tain­able tourism op­tion when book­ing a hol­i­day through an agent, with 30% ask­ing about al­ter­na­tive modes of trans­port.

Agents also re­ported a high de­mand for cus­tomi­sa­tion when book­ing travel for clients, with 60% iden­ti­fy­ing that as the main rea­son they are called upon.

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