The Resource Start Your Own Travel Business, (electronic resource)

Start Your Own Travel Business, (electronic resource)

Label
Start Your Own Travel Business
Title
Start Your Own Travel Business
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Press, Entrepreneur
Dewey number
  • 910.68/1
  • 910.681
Index
no index present
LC call number
G154 .S787 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
StartUp Series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New business enterprises
  • Travel agents
  • Geography
  • Hospitality
  • New business enterprises
  • Travel agents
  • Geography
  • Hospitality
Label
Start Your Own Travel Business, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=50C148F4-F115-4899-B177-E6BCDFD4D20F
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The Tour Operator: A Day in the Life
  • X
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Preface; 1. PACK YOUR BAGS; Travel Today: Industry Stats Galore!; Winds of Change: A Bit of Travel History; If It's Tuesday; The Travel Agent vs. the Internet Travel Websites; On the Job; The Travel Agent's World; Dark-Age Ticketing; As the World Turns; Another Development; Your Host; You Can Also (Eventually) Do It Yourself; 2. Do You Have the Right Stuff?; Counting Your Coconuts; Crank-Up Costs; Are You the Travel Professional Type?; The Emergence of a Travel Agent; Cruising for Fun; What You Need to Know; Making People Smile; From Navy Ships to Cruise Ships
  • Hooked On TravelThe Other Side of the Coin; A Dream Come True; Concorde Dreams; Future Forecast; Risk Factors; Financial Risk; Time Risk; Knowledge Risk; Economic Risk; Natural Risks; Technology Risks; 3. Meet the Homebased Travel Agent; License or Not?; Home, But Not Alone; Taking on Ticketing; The Global Distribution System; Host Agencies Revisited; How to Choose a Host Agency; Agencies to Avoid; Playing the Field; Your Home Base ... Your Office; Organized and Efficient; Defining Your Space; A Space that Facilitates Clear Thinking; Communications and Connectivity; Temperature
  • Office FurnitureThe Homebased Lifestyle; The Mobile Travel Agent; 4. Finding Your Travelers -- Market Research; Defining Your Market; Choosing Your Clients; The Business Traveler; The Leisure Traveler; The Adventure Traveler; The Honeymooners; The High Roller; The Budget Traveler; Family Ties; The Student Prince; Golden Girls and Guys; The Physically Challenged Traveler; Carving Your Own Niche; Researching Your Market; Up Close and Personal; Just the Facts, Ma'am!; The Travel Agent's Competition; The Tour Operator's Competition; The Road Less Traveled; Something Completely Different
  • Shopping the Competition5. Your Traveler's Trunk -- Business Names, Structures, and More; Name That Business; Eminent Domain; Laying Your Foundation; Wilderness Pursuit Permits; Private Land; Attorneys and Plumbers; Oops Insurance; Staying Healthy; Contract Smarts; Feeling Secure; Choosing a Location; The Commercial Office; Tour Operator's Base; Outfitting Commercial Space; 6. FIguring Your Finances and Your Equipment Needs; Startup Costs; Get Certifiable; Host Agency or Consortium Fees?; Get Professional; Research and Reference Materials; Computer Needs; Computer Peripherals
  • The Software SkinnyGeneral Software; Travel-Specific Software; The Internet; Electronic Money; Phone Fun; Cell Phones and Smartphones; Smart Shopping for Smartphones; Your Calling Card; All That Jazz; Operating Expenses; Paying the Piper; Putting It Together; Let's Go Shopping; Office Equipment; Funding Your Business; 7. Daily Operations; The Travel Agent: A Day in the Life; The Wish List; Give the People What They Want; Price Your Time and Package; Know All the Other Details; Talk to Your Clients; Book the Trip; Payment (or Settlement); So, What Else Will YouBe Doing During Your Day?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (291 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613081693
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)792687713
Label
Start Your Own Travel Business, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=50C148F4-F115-4899-B177-E6BCDFD4D20F
Publication
Note
  • The Tour Operator: A Day in the Life
  • X
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Preface; 1. PACK YOUR BAGS; Travel Today: Industry Stats Galore!; Winds of Change: A Bit of Travel History; If It's Tuesday; The Travel Agent vs. the Internet Travel Websites; On the Job; The Travel Agent's World; Dark-Age Ticketing; As the World Turns; Another Development; Your Host; You Can Also (Eventually) Do It Yourself; 2. Do You Have the Right Stuff?; Counting Your Coconuts; Crank-Up Costs; Are You the Travel Professional Type?; The Emergence of a Travel Agent; Cruising for Fun; What You Need to Know; Making People Smile; From Navy Ships to Cruise Ships
  • Hooked On TravelThe Other Side of the Coin; A Dream Come True; Concorde Dreams; Future Forecast; Risk Factors; Financial Risk; Time Risk; Knowledge Risk; Economic Risk; Natural Risks; Technology Risks; 3. Meet the Homebased Travel Agent; License or Not?; Home, But Not Alone; Taking on Ticketing; The Global Distribution System; Host Agencies Revisited; How to Choose a Host Agency; Agencies to Avoid; Playing the Field; Your Home Base ... Your Office; Organized and Efficient; Defining Your Space; A Space that Facilitates Clear Thinking; Communications and Connectivity; Temperature
  • Office FurnitureThe Homebased Lifestyle; The Mobile Travel Agent; 4. Finding Your Travelers -- Market Research; Defining Your Market; Choosing Your Clients; The Business Traveler; The Leisure Traveler; The Adventure Traveler; The Honeymooners; The High Roller; The Budget Traveler; Family Ties; The Student Prince; Golden Girls and Guys; The Physically Challenged Traveler; Carving Your Own Niche; Researching Your Market; Up Close and Personal; Just the Facts, Ma'am!; The Travel Agent's Competition; The Tour Operator's Competition; The Road Less Traveled; Something Completely Different
  • Shopping the Competition5. Your Traveler's Trunk -- Business Names, Structures, and More; Name That Business; Eminent Domain; Laying Your Foundation; Wilderness Pursuit Permits; Private Land; Attorneys and Plumbers; Oops Insurance; Staying Healthy; Contract Smarts; Feeling Secure; Choosing a Location; The Commercial Office; Tour Operator's Base; Outfitting Commercial Space; 6. FIguring Your Finances and Your Equipment Needs; Startup Costs; Get Certifiable; Host Agency or Consortium Fees?; Get Professional; Research and Reference Materials; Computer Needs; Computer Peripherals
  • The Software SkinnyGeneral Software; Travel-Specific Software; The Internet; Electronic Money; Phone Fun; Cell Phones and Smartphones; Smart Shopping for Smartphones; Your Calling Card; All That Jazz; Operating Expenses; Paying the Piper; Putting It Together; Let's Go Shopping; Office Equipment; Funding Your Business; 7. Daily Operations; The Travel Agent: A Day in the Life; The Wish List; Give the People What They Want; Price Your Time and Package; Know All the Other Details; Talk to Your Clients; Book the Trip; Payment (or Settlement); So, What Else Will YouBe Doing During Your Day?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (291 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613081693
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)792687713

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