Start reading Start Your Own Travel Business (StartUp Series) on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Enter a promotion code
or gift card
 
 
 

Try it free

Sample the beginning of this book for free

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the FREE Kindle app for smartphones, tablets and computers.
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 

Start Your Own Travel Business (StartUp Series) [Kindle Edition]

Entrepreneur Press
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Digital List Price: $17.95 What's this?
Print List Price: $19.95
Kindle Price: $9.99
You Save: $9.96 (50%)

Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition $9.99  
Paperback $15.11  
Big Spring Books
Editors' Picks in Spring Releases
Ready for some fresh reads? Browse our picks for Big Spring Books to please all kinds of readers.

Book Description

If you love to travel and get a thrill from seeking out the perfect spot for a romantic weekend, a relaxing beach vacation or an adventure like no other, starting a travel business might be right for you. As the owner of a travel business, your research on unique destinations to recommend to your clients will take you to all corners of the globe. Learn how to get started in this exciting business and generate income from clients, hotels, airlines, cruise ships, tours and other travel options. This essential guide teaches you everything you need to know, including: • How to keep up with the newest travel trends, like extreme tours, safaris, cruises, eco-friendly tours and more • Surefire techniques for using the internet to attract new clients and make sales • How to become an expert in a niche market: seniors, people with disabilities, student groups and others • How to minimize security risks and deal with client emergencies • Budgeting strategies when working on commission, plus techniques for increasing your profits • How to make your tour packages different—and better—than the competition’s Sample forms, a glossary, additional resources and work sheets combined with valuable advice from successful industry professionals put you well on the road to travel success.

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Editorial Reviews

About the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Product Details

  • File Size: 1191 KB
  • Print Length: 220 pages
  • Publisher: Entrepreneur Press; 1 edition (September 1, 2007)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004RUGVX4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #362,758 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?


Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5 stars
(8)
3.5 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Waste of time October 1, 2009
Format:Paperback
Rich Mintzer is obviously a writer by profession and not a travel agency. The author has a very difficult time moving from cliche and generalities to specifics. This book is short any specific insight into creating a travel business. Long on platitudes and feel good statements. Mintzer seems at times to run out of content, so much so that at one point the author even devotes a section on anti-virus software! The only person making money off of these book sales is Entrepreneur Press.
Was this review helpful to you?
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Basics of travel business explained April 20, 2011
Format:Paperback
I thought this was one of the better travel business books I've read - it was to the point, clear and dealt with matters of importance including utilizing your computer and the web, which is so important in this business. It also included info on tours, cruises, seniors and setting up your home office - which is important as this is your lifeline. Nice book for someone starting out.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars OK, not great December 30, 2012
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
There are a lot of pretty obvious steps outlined in this book, with little detailed information on how to accomplish them.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Informational at best August 30, 2012
By Dee Dee
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
The resources were not well written. It seems it just repeatedly gave overview of the same content. It is a good read if you want to know what the business actual entails but for my purpose for the purchase, it was not a good start-up guide.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?



Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 


Look for Similar Items by Category


ARRAY(0x9fc11354)