I am currently developing an online course that will teach you how to start a home based travel business in 30-days. This is not a travel agent business selling other companies vacations and trips or anything like that. This is a real business selling your own branded travel products.
What are you interested in learning about starting an online travel business? Leave a comment about what you would like to learn in this course.
In the course I'll teach you how to start the following travel businesses.
Online Travel Agency or OTA
Online Travel Portal
Tour Guide or Guide
Destination Activity Provider
The course will include;
How to setup your home based office and all the tools and resources you'll need to get started.
How to incorporate your business.
How to partner with hotels, motels, resorts and lodging suppliers for lodging inventory.
How to write a contract to acquire preffered rates with lodging suppliers and activity suppliers.
How to determine your individual stregnths so you leverage them everday in your business.
How to outsource components of your startup business and build a business team.
How to select the best technology tools and software to run your online travel business.
How to write a 1-page business infrastructure and systems operating document.
How to create a 3-page sales and marketing plan outlining your vision, mission and 1-year financial goals.
How to package travel products to create a unique branded one-of-a-kind travel product.
How to distribute your travel products to scale your sales and become more profitable.
How to price your travel products to compete against the larger travel sellers.
Learn insider tips, tricks and marketing strategies to grow your online travel business.
Learn offline advertising strategies through traditional media.
Learn how to advertise online through Google, Yahoo and Bing.
Learn how to use social media like Facebook and Twitter to create leads for your business.
Learn how to write a press release and target traveler writers that will write about your travel business.