One of the missions travel agency is to raise awareness of the needs of all travelers with disabilities, remove physical and attitudinal barriers to free access and expand travel opportunities in the world. Members of travel agencies include travel professionals, consumers with disabilities and other individuals and corporations who support this mission. Also the main missions are to raise awareness and provide detailed training on how to serve and market to travelers with disabilities and to help create training programs and materials, improve customer service and develop better outreach and marketing. To answer hundreds of requests on all aspects of disability travel including market statistics, travel trends and accessible destinations is one of the aspects of the travel agencies' activity.
Also the missions travel agency are to assist missionaries, churches, religious orders, humanitarian organizations, relief workers and qualified not-for-profit organizations with their travel requirements. Over the years the rewarding experience acquired by working with such organizations gave these agencies the motivation to continue moving forward in this ever-growing niche market.
Some of missionary travel agencies started operations after World War II. They were founded by, and under the governance of religious institutes for the specific purpose of accommodating the changing needs of missionaries as well as church and development aid workers.
Over fifty years of creating travel products travel agencies have produced a solid base of knowledge with which they serve those who serve the world and missionary travel agencies proclaim it as on of the missions travel agency.
At the same time missions travel agency are to create the highest value product line for their travelers. Product development efforts have yielded special global agreements with the world's finest airlines which have special missionary airfares. These efforts result in significant savings on travel budgets. Agencies offer discounted rates not only on Airplanes and on 50,000 hotels in Europe alone and thousands of others worldwide.
Travel agencies organize training courses for Senior Executives. Finance Officers, Development Coordinators, Hospital Leadership, etc., for Churches and para Church organizations. They consider it their mission too.
There are some travel agencies who respond to requests from countries struggling with pandemics of addiction to alcohol and other drugs that contribute to the spread of HIV/Aids. Short- term recovery mission teams from such travel agencies assist in addiction training according to an expressed need from in-country missionaries, churches, or programs. They raise funds to support in-country mission projects and orphanages. They translate books into the native language, collect, purchase, and ship requested treatment and prevention educational materials.
Missionary medical insurance for missionaries, mission groups, missionaries, youth groups, outreach programs, missionary directors, pastors and missions groups are also offered by travel agencies.