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Mike Herrmann

Behind the Curtain: Top 5 Tour Operator Secrets Revealed

By Research & Insights, Suppliers, Tour Operators & Agents
The other day, I asked one of the directors of a TourConnect inbound tour operator, Stephanie Karst from All Pacific Travel Concept (APTC), why she was excited that they are using TourConnect.  Stephanie said, “We are excited to use TourConnect because this will make contracting so much more efficient, and because it will allow us to include more products and suppliers in our database.”

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TourConnect: Born From Bonza Bike Tours

By Research & Insights, Suppliers, Tour Operators & Agents, TourConnect Team
TourConnect, like many companies, was born out of the frustration of it’s founder. After beginning my career in IT consulting, I started Bonza Bike Tours in 2004 as a great way for visitors to explore Sydney. As Bonza grew, we began working with more and more ITO’s and wholesalers. While the sales they brought in were fantastic, the administration was overwhelming. I quickly realized that in order for me not to lose my mind (and to ensure I had plenty of time to hit the beach after work!), I would have to find a better way to manage our contracts.

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