Start Your Own Travel Business

Cruises, Adventure Travel, Tours, Senior Travel
Author(s): Entrepreneur Press
Original Publish Date: Feb 01, 2012
Product Number: EB00664170
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781613081693
Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
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Pack Your Bags...Full 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 adventure-starting a business. Discover success as an independent travel or specialty tour professional offering unique opportunities-in both geography and market niche-that even online discount travel sites can't 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: - Hot travel markets including: business, leisure, adventure, honeymoons, family, men only, women only, seniors, and more - Designing and pricing your services and packages - Managing your finances - Using efficient software systems and mobile technology for daily operations - Complying with security regulations for domestic and foreign travel - Advertising and promoting online and in print - 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!

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