Does Earth Day have you reflecting on your business and wishing it were more sustainable? The good news is that as a tour operator, you have all the skills and resources you need to practice sustainable tourism. But while sustainability is a powerful goal, it might seem vague or out of reach. Defining sustainable tourism […]
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.
Whether it brings you joy or you consider it to be the bane of your existence, writing is a practice that is often unavoidable. This holds true for any business in the tourism and travel industry. How well you write can be the difference between a new customer booking or a lost opportunity. Fortunately, copywriting […]
The name of your tour business can make or break your company. This is why you should dedicate the same time and care that you would put into naming a newborn child into naming your business. After all, for tour operators, your tour or travel business is your baby, right? But what goes into […]
What is Branding? Branding is all about establishing your business’ image in front of your audience. In other words, what do your customers think and feel when they see or hear your brand name? With a proper branding strategy in place, you will be able to influence your audience’s perception of your brand in the […]