Growing Your Tour Business with Collaborations

Finding new potential revenue streams is vital for tourism and event businesses. Market leaders are finding ways to get further ahead while up and comers are looking to gain a bit of ground. The fact you’re not alone may actually be the key to increasing revenues. The Great Pizza Tour Collusion of 2019 At the […]

Updated May 09, 2019

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Restrictions, Bans Hit Walking Tours

As walking tours continue to surge in popularity around the world, we’re beginning to see a little frustration here and there. While the vast majority of tours are incredibly conscious of their neighbors, new rules are starting to spring up. In Amsterdam, they’re even doing outright bans. One of the first food tours I ever took […]

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The Power of Destination Marketing Organizations – Interview with Midgi Moore of Juneau Food Tours

Visitors to Juneau, Alaska, need to remember two very important tips to make the most of their time. First, try not to blink because the scenery and wildlife are absolutely spectacular. Second, go find Midgi Moore. The owner and operator of Juneau Food Tours moved to the Alaskan capital in 2009, but today she’s the […]

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Broadway’s Chilina Kennedy on Thinking Outside the Theatre

Eight times a week at New York’s Stephen Sondheim Theatre, Chilina Kennedy belts out the Carole King hit, “Natural Woman”. Kennedy is, after all, playing the iconic hitmaker in the Broadway musical Beautiful. As we arranged this interview, however, Chilina’s packing her bags for a few days off, at least from her Broadway gig. About a […]

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5 Must See Arival Sessions for Tours

As a tour operator, you may feel sometimes a bit left out in the cold when it comes to international travel conferences. Your needs are very different than those of hotels, airlines, or large scale event producers. Thankfully, we have Arival. Only a few years old, Arival is all about creating brilliant in-destination experiences.  We […]

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Use Landing Pages to Sell More Tickets

Tours and events are very attractive to groups and, therefore, an important market. Corporate events, private excursions, and bachelorette parties are important revenue opportunities with specific needs. Your website’s homepage, however, should be focused on answering the questions of your ideal guest. If group shoppers can’t easily find the information they need, they’re most likely […]

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Paul and Lali Miles of Food Walks of Texas

Interview – First Anniversary for Food Walks of Texas

The first year of a new business offers a roller coaster of emotions. Events and activities are incredibly competitive sectors, with brands big and small competing for eyeballs. There may be no silver bullet to having a successful debut year, tackling your new venture with a great attitude can certainly go a long way. That […]

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New on EzSites – Exit Intent Promo

We’ve talked in the past about the benefits to selling E-Certificates, and most of our Partners do. As many as 30% of purchased gift certificates are never redeemed, which makes it a very valuable tool for small businesses. Today, we’re happy to announce the addition of exit intent promotions to all EzSites. This new callout […]

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Website Checklist: Selling Gift Certificates

Gift cards, E-certificates, whatever you want to call them the rules are all the same. They’re more popular than ever, and you’re missing out on revenue if you don’t have a solid plan in place to sell them on your website. At EzTix, we call them E-Certificates, so we’ll run with that for the purposes […]

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New: Calendar Automations

You’re probably still getting used to our new look and playing with Calendar Filters, but there’s more! For busy tour and activity operators, new automation tools can help you save time opening up busy tour schedules, managing guide conflicts, and closing out empty tours. Let’s break it down a bit. Open More Busy Experiences You’ve […]

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