As the sun shines brightly and the days grow longer, the travel season is in full swing, beckoning adventurers to explore new horizons. As a travel provider, you’re at the heart of the action, orchestrating dream vacations for your clients. In the middle of the hustle of planning and organising while dealing with unexpected problems, it’s essential to find moments of inspiration and relaxation.
What better way to do that than with a carefully crafted summer playlist that fuels your wanderlust while curating the perfect experience for your clients? Here’s a playlist of the ideal songs to accompany you on your own journey this season:
1. “Island in the Sun” – Weezer: Kick off the playlist with this feel-good classic that transports listeners to a laid-back island paradise. With its catchy tune and whimsical lyrics, “Island in the Sun” will set the tone for a relaxing beach getaway.
2. “Friction” – Imagine Dragons: Summer can be a wonderful time but, for a travel professional, it can also mean friction. When unexpected events occur and you need to solve them quickly, tune in to this upbeat song.
3. “Energy” – Beyonce: Need a dose of extra energy? This amazing track by the incomparable Beyonce will lift you up immediately and remind you: a good picture can make all the difference in the world.
4. “Vacation” – Dirty Heads: As a travel provider, you deserve a vacation too! Let “Vacation” remind you to take a break, recharge, and soak in the beauty of life’s adventures.
5. “Seaside” – The Kooks: A classic from The Kooks that asks the question we’ve probably been asking ourselves all year “where do you want to go?”. A short reminder that destinations are just as important as the people coming along for the journey.
6. “Riptide” – Vance Joy: Captivate your clients with the fantastic indie-folk hit “Riptide.” Its infectious melody and whimsical lyrics encapsulate the essence of an adventurous summer trip filled with excitement.
7. “One Love” – Bob Marley & The Wailers: No summer playlist would be complete without some reggae, and Bob Marley’s “One Love” fits the bill perfectly. This iconic song brings people together, embracing the spirit of peace — ideal for group travel experiences.
8. “Walking on a Dream” – Empire of the Sun: This indie-electronic anthem is perfect for setting the mood for an adventurous and free-spirited summer journey.
9. “Fishing” – Sports Team: A raw action-filled track that references some of the best summer destinations. Listen to “Fishing” if you need inspiration to plan some activities for your customers.
10. “Feels Like Summer” – Childish Gambino: Not every vacation needs to be surrounded by Nature or close to the seaside. This is the perfect track to listen to while planning a city holiday for your customers.
11. “Cruel Summer” – Taylor Swift: Summer can be a rollercoaster of emotions, and this is the song to play when things are not necessarily going your way. But also a reminder that amazing adventures lay ahead.
As you curate unforgettable experiences for your clients this summer, let this playlist accompany you on your own journey of inspiration.
Whether you’re planning a trip to a distant land or exploring the wonders of your local surroundings, these songs will serve as your companions, igniting the passion for travel that drives us all in the industry. Happy listening!