Top 5 Travel Agencies of the World
Travel agencies can be found in virtually every city, with hundreds of agencies vying for your business and helping you plan your next vacation or business trip. However, some travel agencies stand out from the rest as the top 5 travel agencies of the world. By working with these agencies, you can be assured that you’ll receive exceptional customer service, expert advice on travel destinations, and an overall fantastic experience.
#1 – Thomson Holiday (United Kingdom)
Based in Peterborough, United Kingdom, Thomson is a vacation specialist that provides vacation and flight packages throughout Europe, Central America, Asia, Africa and beyond. With a wide range of hotels to choose from (with access to over 10,000 properties), you’re sure to find one that suits your needs. In addition to hotel deals with prices discounted up to 75%, they also offer instant savings coupons on extras like excursions or car rentals. Their holidays are priced as low as $0 per person for some destinations! Although their offerings don’t include any cruises just yet, Thomson is already one of our favourites among travel agencies because they offer so many different types of travel at such great prices.
#2 – TUI Group (Germany)
The TUI Group is one of Germany’s largest travel operators and Europe’s largest leisure travel group. The company also ranks highly in international rankings with its country-specific subsidiaries (TUI UK, TUI Russia, etc.) Each subsidiary offers a range of tour brands, including Thomas Cook, First Choice and Condor for TUI UK; Thomson and Blue Wings for TUI Russia; Orient-Express Hotels and Pierre & Vacances for TUI France; Cosmos, Hotelbeds, Neckermann and Helvetic Tours for TUI Deutschland. The brand strategy has provided unique experiences at a lower price point than its luxury competitors.
#3 – TripAdvisor (Netherlands)
TripAdvisor offers a range of services and amenities to all types of travellers. Their services include flight and hotel booking, restaurant reservations, vacation rentals and other travel-related products. They also provide online forums where travellers can share experiences and advice and engage in conversation with fellow users. TripAdvisor is a great place to go for information regarding hotels and restaurants in destinations worldwide.
#4 – Expedia, Inc. (USA)
In 1996, Expedia offered travel planning, booking and management tools for businesses and consumers. The company currently serves customers across more than 60 countries worldwide. They employ around 10,500 people worldwide (as of December 2015) and are headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. Over 20 years on from its founding and looking ahead to what could be a very exciting 2017/18, since its inception, Expedia has seen considerable expansion as an online travel agency helping travellers find cheap flights, hotels, and car rentals all over the world. Today, they remain one of America’s largest tech companies operating in North America and Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.
#5 – Allianz Global Assistance UK Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Allianz Global Assistance UK Ltd. is a leading international travel assistance provider based in London, UK. The company has been providing round-the-clock medical, legal and emergency help services to its customers since 1977. With over 10 years of experience in the insurance industry, Allianz Global Assistance UK Ltd. offers its clients a broad range of products, including travel insurance, journey cancellation insurance and travel money (also known as prepaid currency cards). More than 1 million customers have already trusted their safety to Allianz Global Assistance UK Ltd.