Pack Your BagsabFull of Profits! At over a billion dollars, the travel industry is evolving, creating new trends and new opportunities for eager entrepreneurs like you. Our experts take you step-by-step as you embark on your most exciting adventureastarting a business. Discover success as an independent travel or specialty tour professional offering unique opportunitiesain both geography and market nicheathat even online discount travel sites canat compete with. From exotic getaways to adrenaline-pumping extreme tours and time-saving technology to important regulations, learn how to conduct business by land, air, or sea. Plus, access an abundance of resources including important associations, travel-specific software, mailing lists, and in-the-trenches tips from successful travel specialists and tour operators. Covers: ac Hot travel markets including: business, leisure, adventure, honeymoons, family, men only, women only, seniors, and more ac Designing and pricing your services and packages ac Managing your finances ac Using efficient software systems and mobile technology for daily operations ac Complying with security regulations for domestic and foreign travel ac Advertising and promoting online and in print ac Growing your business From finding your clients to delivering a trip of a lifetime and everything in between, learn what you need to know to become a high-flying success!I n dex I n dex I n dex I ... See also designing tours customer relations, 7, 124, 209 , 236, 245. See also feedback Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, 97 customer retention, 209 customer service, 7, 124, 209, 236, 245.
|Title||:||Start Your Own Travel Business|
|Publisher||:||Entrepreneur Press - 2013-12-13|