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Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Booking For Businesses

How do you currently manage taking bookings for your tours? Many tour operators still use the tried and tested telephone booking process, perhaps incorporating email. On the “front end”—the customer-facing end—a staff member needs to be on hand to answer the phone, take bookings, answer questions, reply to emails and phone messages, return calls, and […]
Written By | Rob Mathison

10 Tips On How to Become a Successful Tour Operator

It can be easy to rest on your laurels after starting a tour operator business. You’ve identified a market, researched the competition, developed a suitable business plan for a tour operator company, come up with a name and brand identity, created your travel offering, and launched into your target market. Bookings are steady, customer reviews […]
Written By | Rob Mathison

Five Must-Have Skills For Your Instagram Tour Guide

Who’s going to run your Instagram tours? Are you going to work with an Instagram influencer who can pick up the skills required to lead a tour? Or an experienced guide who does a little photography on the side? Or maybe you want a photographer who’s already running solo tours and photo shoots through local […]
Written By | Nissa Campbell

Impress Your Guests With a Fantastic Instagram Tour

Some days it can feel like every tour is already an Instagram tour, with half your guests taking in the sights through their phone cameras. So why not capitalize on the interest that’s already out there and put together an Insta tour of your own? Instagram just keeps getting bigger, with over 500 million daily […]
Written By | Nissa Campbell

Can Outdoor Advertising Bring In Local Bookings?

Out-of-home (OOH) advertisements can seem a bit old fashioned. You might wonder why anyone would pay for a billboard that will be seen by daily commuters when you can reach the entire Internet with your web ads. But billboards and bus shelters still have their place in local advertising. In some cases, they might even […]
Written By | Nissa Campbell

2019 Traveler Trends from Around the World

It doesn’t matter where you’re from—people everywhere love to travel. Every destination can be wonderfully exotic or dreadfully familiar depending on your perspective, and we bring those perspectives with us when we go. But while our differences are what make the world such a fascinating place, they also pose a challenge when it comes to […]
Written By | Nissa Campbell

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