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Mike Herrmann

Industry Insider: Everyone’s Favorite Challenge – Pricing!

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A Discussion with H2A Travels – Day Tour Operator – Zichron Yaakov, Israel

Welcome to the Industry Insider blog series. The Industry Insider aims to highlight common challenges across the tourism industry. From sales to reservations to accounting to operations, we all strive to operate efficiently and profitably. At the core of TourConnect is a passion for uniting the industry around the solutions to these challenges.

At the core of TourConnect is a passion for uniting the industry around the solutions to these challenges. Simply put, we believe that working together benefits the entire industry.

Today, we look at a closer look at H2A Travels, a day tour operator that specializes in providing historically significant and modern sight-seeing experiences all over Israel.  We spoke with Mrs. Ronit Litman, H2A Travels’ owner, to learn about the challenges they face in the tourism industry today.

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Quick, Your Building is On Fire…Could You Save This One Thing In Time?!

By Research & Insights, Suppliers, Tour Operators & Agents

Your partners are the lifeline of your company, but do you even know who they are?

It sounds simple, right? Just produce a list of current contacts for your business partners.

These are the people that sell your products.
These are the people that pay your bills and salaries.
These are the people that your travellers count on to for help and assistance.

I thought this would be a pretty quick, simple task, until I tried to do it for my own company, Bonza Bike Tours. Read More

Australia & New Zealand Industry Comes Together for 2016-2017 Rates

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Inbound Tour Operators from Australia and New Zealand are joining together to make managing rates easier for the entire industry.

We are excited to see the Australian and New Zealand tourism industry embrace a change for the future. TourConnect believes strongly in building a community that seeks to make the industry as strong as possible. Seeing companies willing to work together for the common good is an exciting development and is a great sign for a positive future. Read More

TourConnect & Tourplan to Introduce Automated Rate Loading

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Combined Solution Eliminates Manual Entry of Annual Rates

We are very excited to announce a partnership with Tourplan. The integration between TourConnect and Tourplan is leading the charge for the industry to change how things have always been done. Please see the announcement below for details on this next step towards making the tourism industry more efficient. Read More

Industry Insider: Ensuring Special Offers Get Noticed

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 A Discussion with Seawings – Day Tour Operator – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Welcome to the Industry Insider blog series. The Industry Insider aims to highlight common challenges across the tourism industry. From sales to reservations to accounting to operations, we all strive to operate efficiently and profitably. At the core of TourConnect is a passion for uniting the industry around the solutions to these challenges.

Today, we look at a closer look at Seawings, a day tour operator that focuses on providing luxury scenic tours flying over the Middle East’s most iconic sights.  We spoke with Mr. Darren Brews, Seawings’ Corporate Communications Manager, to learn about the challenges they face in the tourism industry today. Read More