Tag: Guided tours

Software for walking tour operators - Revving up for the new season

Another busy walking tour season is about to begin and operators all over the country are revving-up for the rush. Here is a look at different techniques you can use to stand out from the crowd and tips on software for walking tour operators. Celebrity Excitement The month of May inspires people to get outside and enjoy…
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Whale Watching Reservation Software - Part of a $2 Billion a Year Industry

According to a report from The Discovery Channel, the whale watching tour industry generated $2 billion (with a ‘B’) in revenue during 2012. Here’s a closer look a the success of whale watching, some exemplary tour operators, and tips on choosing a whale watching tour reservation system. Booming Business In February, The Discovery Channel took an in-depth look at the…
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What Is The Best Tour Operator Software For Your Business?

A frequently asked question is “What is the best tour operator software?” Well, that depends on your unique business circumstances, of course. But a good place to start is by choosing one that saves you time and money. Here is a quick list for your consideration.

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Scandalous walking tours - A trip down the seedier side of the street

The old advertising axiom “sex sells” may not be what immediately comes to mind when you think of a sightseeing and tourism. But as a genre, so-called scandalous walking tours are becoming popular as a way to promote community engagement and book more reservations. Here’s a quick look at the “sex sells” marketing of two walking tours. Tampa Florida…
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Girls Apps Gone Wild! Watercraft tour booking software

The sightseeing industry has a rowdy, fun-loving cousin – the personal watercraft tour. The market is dominated by youth culture and operates mainly at popular vacation destinations, so tour operators should tailor the booking experience to match. This post looks at jet ski tour marketing and its integration with watercraft tour booking software.

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April Walking Tours In High Demand

Alabama holds the unique distinction of being the only state in the nation to hold statewide, simultaneous walking tours. Such an achievement is only possible with considerable taxpayer underwriting. However, any walking tour operator can learn from ‘Bama’s example of combined free historic tours. This post looks a how April walking tours are in high…
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Can tour operators sell tickets based on the weather?

Outdoor event managers and tour operators know the weather can change in a moment, catching the best of us off guard. However, a new advertising technology plans to turn the unexpected rain shower into profits. So, the question must be asked – if advertising can be based on the weather, can tour operators sell tickets based on the weather?…
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Upscale marketing with sailboat tour reservation software

“Champagne wishes and caviar dreams” isn’t just a catch phrase from an 80s TV show. It can be a new aspect of your business, beginning with the sailboat tour reservation software. Upscale marketing of your tour can lead to additional bookings, new revenue, and it is easier than you may think. This post shows how to keep the “blue…
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Using contests to sell more boat tour tickets

Need a fresh idea to help sell more boat tour tickets? A website in New York City has tapped into people’s competitive spirit for a contest that raises awareness (and usage) of local boat tours. And the contest can replicated in your local area. Here’s how… Two Tie-Ins. One Contest. Last week, popular tastemaker website…
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Smoother road ahead for more passengers on a trolley tour

After years of dusty trips up and down a mountain, a vintage trolley in Helen Montana is being re-purposed. But the beloved old-time people mover will live a more comfortable life on the city streets ensuring more passengers on a trolley tour. This post looks at the changes the once free service is undergoing to become a revenue…
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