The Future of 24/7 Travel Support: Global Airfare Control Center (GACC)
In the ever-evolving landscape of global travel, the demand for 24/7 travel assistance has transformed from a luxury to a necessity. Today’s travelers crave the assurance that help is just a click or call away, no matter where they are or what time it is. Whether faced with a last-minute trip or a canceled flight, the need for reliable support has never been more critical.
Introducing Global Airfare Control Center (GACC):
Deliver the support your clients need, wherever they are in the world. Through INTT Adviser, our goal is to be a true advocate for the success of independent travel consultants by supercharging their potential.
What is Global Airfare Control Center (GACC)?
The GACC stands as a dedicated round-the-clock support system, aiding travel agents and clients with airfare management. This includes real-time assistance with booking, adjustments, and troubleshooting air travel issues. Continuous availability is a significant benefit for users across different time zones, ensuring that help is always just a phone call or message away.
Why 24/7 Travel Assistance is Crucial:
Unpredictability of Travel Issues: Travel complications, such as flight delays, cancellations, or personal emergencies, can strike at any hour. A service that operates 24/7 ensures that travelers have a lifeline whenever they encounter challenges.
Time Zones: International travelers may find themselves in different time zones from their airline’s or travel agency’s primary base of operations. 24/7 support ensures that travelers can get assistance irrespective of the local time at their destination or point of origin
Immediate Resolutions: In the event of disruptions like flight cancellations, immediate alternatives need to be arranged. With 24/7 service, travel agencies can swiftly rebook flights, ensuring minimal inconvenience.
Peace of Mind: Knowing that support is available at any hour provides travelers with peace of mind, making their journey less stressful.
Complex Itineraries: For travelers with intricate travel plans involving multiple connections or airlines, having round-the-clock support can be invaluable if any segment of their journey faces disruptions.
Last-minute Changes: Some travelers may need to make last-minute changes to their plans due to unforeseen events. 24/7 service allows them to adjust their bookings, even outside regular business hours.
How GACC Helps:
INTT’s 24/7 assistance proactively addresses travel hassles, ensuring minimal disruption to your plans:
- Weather Delay Management: This service involves proactive monitoring and managing of flights that may be affected by weather-related issues. It provides updates, alternatives, and support to travelers whose plans are impacted by weather delays. The aim is to minimize the inconvenience caused by such delays and to provide timely solutions.
- Technical Delay Management: Similar to weather delay management, this service focuses on addressing delays due to technical problems with aircraft. It includes coordinating with airlines for quicker resolutions, rebooking flights if necessary, and ensuring that the travelers are provided with accurate information and assistance during technical delays.
- Mileage Upgrade and Handling: Managing mileage for frequent flyers can be cumbersome. This service facilitates the use of accumulated miles for upgrades and rewards, helping clients make the most of their loyalty programs. It includes advising on the best strategies for mileage use and handling the upgrade process on behalf of the clients.
- Discount on Published Fares: By leveraging relationships with airlines and utilizing expertise in fare construction and airfare rules, INTT Advisor can often offer discounts on published airfares. This service is particularly attractive to cost-conscious travelers and corporate clients looking to reduce travel expenses without compromising on service.
- Expert Mileage & Credit Card Points Management: Navigating the intricate landscape of airline miles and credit card points can be a daunting task. That’s where INT comes into play, offering expertise to demystify the complexities and unlock the best value from your clients’ miles and points.