Resources for Tour Operators, Trip Designers, and DMCs

Before creating tailor-made itinerary travel software, the Tourwriter founders began as travel specialists.

That’s why we’re continually building our resource kit with the latest industry news, customised itinerary software tools and best practice business guides specially designed to help you grow your travel agency, tour operator or DMC business.

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How to Master Email Marketing for Tour Operators

Email marketing has grown in popularity over the past 5 years. Its uprise is mostly attributed to the explosion of growth and sophistication in the marketing technology sector, which has grown by at least 40% every year for the past 3 years. Email marketing, although once considered ‘old and outdated’ is certainly back in vogue, with over 80% of businesses reporting that they currently use email marketing.

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5 Ways to Easily Enhance the Visibility of Your Tour Operator Website

Having a solid marketing strategy should be one of the cornerstones of your tour operator business, but let’s be honest...sometimes it all gets a bit overwhelming. Marketing is such a broad topic - it covers everything from your website and visibility online, all the way through to your pricing and colour palate...you’re probably sweating already just thinking about it all. Combined with all of the other things you have to manage day-to-day, there’s no surprises that marketing sometimes takes a back seat when things inevitably get busy.

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How to Create Powerful Travel Itineraries: Our Tips and Templates

There’s no secrets here...itineraries are sort of our thing. We live and breathe them every day, and have been developing software that makes it easier to create them for over 10 years. We’ve helped create thousands of itineraries, from the simplest single day trips, through to complex multi-destination tailor-made itineraries …. you could say we’ve learnt a thing or two along the way!

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Why Using Excel May Be Harming Your Tour Operator Business

The Microsoft Office suite is currently used by over 1.2 billion people. It touches almost every industry in the world, and the travel industry is no exception. When things start to get busy, and you inevitably start to expand your operations is when using it for you back office processes can cause growing pains.

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Create Quotes That Sell More Travel

Quotes allow a prospective buyer to see a breakdown of costs before they purchase your products or services - pretty simple, right? Perhaps not… At Tourwriter we’ve seen thousands of tour operator quotes: the good, the bad and the ugly! There is a big difference between a quote that just ‘does the job’ and one that sells more business, so we’ve put together what we’ve learnt over the years into this article so you too can create beautiful quotes that sell more!

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Understanding Travel Industry Fragmentation

‘Fragmentation’ - Is it just another business buzzword... Or is it something that we in the travel industry should be paying attention to? At Tourwriter we wanted to explore this concept further to better understand what Fragmentation is, how it is affecting the travel industry, and provide you with some ways you can prepare your business for the industry's changing landscape.

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