A growing number of people, especially Millennials and Gen Zers, recognize that renting something—not just a home or car, but almost anything they need or want—can be easier and make more financial sense than buying and owning it. This has driven demand for businesses that enable people to rent the things they need, from tools […]
As restrictions ease and more opportunities to travel open up, are you prepared to take advantage of the rapid growth in interest in small group tours, luxury tours, or highly-customized tour packages? Here are some of the reasons to consider private tour offerings.
Tour costing and pricing is one of the most important things to get right, especially for new tour operators. Even experienced operators with established pricing strategies can’t rest on their laurels, and need to review and tweak their pricing according to changing market and business conditions. Here are some helpful tips for how to price your tours.
For business-savvy tour operators who recognize that organic search engine traffic alone may not generate enough revenue, OTAs are an important component of a successful distribution channel strategy. However, the advantages of OTAs need to be balanced with the disadvantages.
The phrase “the new normal” has become a bit of a cliché over the last 18 months or so, with good reason. What is normal today may not be normal next week, or even tomorrow, as the world slowly starts to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The travel and tourism industry is no exception. While […]
It’s finally happened. The trans-Tasman travel bubble is open, allowing quarantine-free travel between Australia and New Zealand for the first time in over a year. Zoom calls are no substitute for hugs, and footage of happy reunions has been beamed around the world as people from New Zealand and Australia hopped across the Tasman to […]