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Around the Globe Holidays replied to Saravanan Gunaseelan's discussion Are you a tour operator designing custom vacation experiences?
"Hi there... We at around the Globe Holidays, are speciallised in Wildlife Tours and Adventure Tours in India. We also arrange Leh-Ladakh Tours for individuals/groups at the cheapest rates with the best services. Family Packages…"
12 hours ago
Ukhan replied to Ali Abdulla's discussion Seeking Partners to work with Maldivian travel agent
"Hi Ali, nice to get your reply,  Thank you very much for writing and your interest to work together. I have someone in Maldives I am working with but its not an issue, I can also ask to you for my travelers for an itinerary whomever will be…"
yesterday
raymond kacso posted a discussion

How do you sell tours in the UK online legally?

Hi,I want to start selling tour/holiday packages in the UK to Indonesia. I would like to know how do I do that legally.The tours are from a tour operator in Indonesia (that owns a license there),I would like to start a UK representatives for that tour operator. My questions are:1. How can I start to set up the business? (I would like to start as a sole trader, rather than establishing a company (limited)) and I would like to sell it online (because I don't think having an office is necessary…See More
yesterday
Ali Abdulla posted a discussion

Seeking Partners to work with Maldivian travel agent

We can work with share basis or work with commission basis.Inbound travel agent Maldives and srilanka.Email us info@viewlandmaldives.comwww.viewlandmaldives.comRegardsAliDirSee More
yesterday
Ali Abdulla replied to Ukhan's discussion Travel and Tour business
"Dear Khan, We are also from Maldives help you to get rates to sell or Commission basis. Email info@viewlandmaldives.com www.viewlandmaldives.com Regards Ali"
yesterday
Voyada Maldives replied to Laurent Rerat's discussion Need a host agency...
"please send me your contact details: info@voyadamaldives.com"
Wednesday
Matt Purser replied to Ben Stokes's discussion Becoming a membet of ABTOT
"Hi Ben ABTOT is one way of complying with the Package Travel Regulations and feedback is generally positive about the association. It may not necessarily be the most cost effective for you though. I know you are already trading but if you are…"
Mar 23
Lilit replied to Lilit's discussion Welcome to Armenia
"Dear Mr Ukhan Water sports not very popular here but we can do, we have on big lake for it Sevan lake, for Silk ROute yes we do programs Armenia and Georgia. Please contact me with this mail eurotravelarmenia@gmail.com or lilit2005@yahoo.com or…"
Mar 23
Alexandre Tsuk replied to Alexandre Tsuk's discussion what is the best payment gateway for OTA
"thanks Gaurav"
Mar 23
Saravanan Gunaseelan replied to Saravanan Gunaseelan's discussion Are you a tour operator designing custom vacation experiences?
"TigSee.com landing page is designed as both a consumer facing and tour operator facing site. We are signing up both travelers and tour operators. If you offer services as a boutique tour operator, please go…"
Mar 22
Saravanan Gunaseelan replied to Saravanan Gunaseelan's discussion Are you a tour operator designing custom vacation experiences?
"Alex, Our goal is to empower boutique tour operators (read small businesses) connect with travelers. Technical integration w/ tour operator systems although a great idea is not a key priority for us right now. But, it's certainly in our…"
Mar 22
Saravanan Gunaseelan replied to Saravanan Gunaseelan's discussion Are you a tour operator designing custom vacation experiences?
"Raj, TigSee.com landing page is designed as both a consumer facing and tour operator facing site. We are signing up both travelers and tour operators. For you, operating as a boutique tour operator, please go…"
Mar 22
Alex Bainbridge replied to Saravanan Gunaseelan's discussion Are you a tour operator designing custom vacation experiences?
"Hello Saro Have you thought about connecting to tour operator systems like TourCMS to make it easier for local suppliers to work with you?"
Mar 22
Raj Gyawali replied to Saravanan Gunaseelan's discussion Are you a tour operator designing custom vacation experiences?
"Does not work... I just get the consumer side of things... we will inform you when we are ready sort of email... We are a boutique tour operator in Nepal... www.socialtours.com --- very offbeat, very different, very responsible"
Mar 22
Ukhan replied to Lilit's discussion Welcome to Armenia
"Dear Lilit,  What else is there to offer could you please describe a little for adventure and what water sports are available there? whats going on with the 'SILK ROUTE' do you offer some activity trail something for it ? May be we…"
Mar 21
Gaurav D replied to Alexandre Tsuk's discussion what is the best payment gateway for OTA
"Hi Alexandre,     Rather suggesting you a particular payment gateway i would recommend you should evaluate the Payment gateways on the parameters such as integration support, fraud services, reporting and reconciling…"
Mar 21
Saravanan Gunaseelan posted a discussion

Are you a tour operator designing custom vacation experiences?

We are a lead generation platform connecting travelers with boutique tour operators. We are signing up tour operators that design custom tours for clients with niche interests. We have shown early stages of our prototype solution to a few tour operators, and have gotten favorable responses so far. We are planning to go live in the next couple of weeks. If you are a tour operator offering tours along the following areas, we would like to get in touch with you.a) Food, wine & cookingb) Animal…See More
Mar 20
Voyada Maldives replied to Ukhan's discussion Travel and Tour business
"Please send me all ur contact details on info@voyadamaldives.com or add me skype:voyadamaldives"
Mar 20
Voyada Maldives replied to Around City Tours's discussion International Tour Operator Looking for Supplier Partners
"Dear Sir/Madam   Sunny Greetings and welcome from Voyada Maldives!   Introducing Voyada Maldives! From the Sunny Side of Life - The Maldives   Voyada Maldives is an investment of One Plus Holding Private Limited. We are pleased to…"
Mar 20
Ben Stokes posted a discussion

Becoming a membet of ABTOT

Hi SFBO MembersDoes anyone have any experience of ABTOT. We are looking at becoming a member and would appreciate any personal experience that can be shared.Many thanksBenSee More
Mar 20
 

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Are you a tour operator designing custom vacation experiences? 6 Replies

We are a lead generation platform connecting travelers with boutique tour operators. We are signing up tour operators that design custom tours for clients with niche interests. We have shown early…Continue

Started by Saravanan Gunaseelan in The foyer. Last reply by Around the Globe Holidays 12 hours ago.

Seeking Partners to work with Maldivian travel agent 1 Reply

We can work with share basis or work with commission basis.Inbound travel agent Maldives and srilanka.Email us info@viewlandmaldives.com…Continue

Started by Ali Abdulla in The foyer. Last reply by Ukhan yesterday.

How do you sell tours in the UK online legally?

Hi,I want to start selling tour/holiday packages in the UK to Indonesia. I would like to know how do I do that legally.The tours are from a tour operator in Indonesia (that owns a license there),I…Continue

Started by raymond kacso in The clinic yesterday.

Travel and Tour business 5 Replies

Dear Fellows, I am Khan and I have just completed my master degree in International Tourism Management and I am very much interested to work as a tour operator with partnerships/networking so that…Continue

Started by Ukhan in The foyer. Last reply by Ali Abdulla yesterday.

Need a host agency... 21 Replies

Hello ! I'm working (part time) as home based travel agent in Switzerland and as my business is growing, I'm now looking for a host agency or any other ways to have wholesale/suppliers prices (for…Continue

Tags: suppliers, wholesale, switzerland, agency, host

Started by Laurent Rerat in The clinic. Last reply by Voyada Maldives on Wednesday.

Becoming a membet of ABTOT 1 Reply

Hi SFBO MembersDoes anyone have any experience of ABTOT. We are looking at becoming a member and would appreciate any personal experience that can be shared.Many thanksBenContinue

Started by Ben Stokes in The foyer. Last reply by Matt Purser Mar 23.

Welcome to Armenia 6 Replies

Hello EveryoneGreetings from Armenia. We are incoming tour operator, member of Incoming tour operators in Armenia and partner of ''Areni wine festival'' foundation that do famous wine, mulberry…Continue

Started by Lilit in The foyer. Last reply by Lilit Mar 23.

what is the best payment gateway for OTA 2 Replies

Hi, i just launched www.bookgreener.com and i m integrating hotelbeds (GDS) for the rates and availability. I need a payment gateway. Which one do you…Continue

Tags: gds, gateway, payment, ota

Started by Alexandre Tsuk in The clinic. Last reply by Alexandre Tsuk Mar 23.

International Tour Operator Looking for Supplier Partners 20 Replies

We are an international tour operator looking for suppliers of City Tours, Sightseeing visits and excursions in the major touristic cities. Please send us details of your website and the city you…Continue

Tags: city, tours, excursions, operators, tour

Started by Around City Tours in The foyer. Last reply by Voyada Maldives Mar 20.

BuzzChatr.com Social Media Marketing Tool for Tour Operators

Hi SFBO,First thanks to Alex for supporting BuzzChatr.com by allowing me to announce it here. BuzzChatr is a social media marking tool that does…Continue

Tags: create, page, campaign, pages, facebook

Started by Brian Stoneman in The foyer Mar 17.

Online Travel Agency Start-Up (Another one?!) 8 Replies

Hello everybody! Absolutely chuffed that I found this website, seems like a really good place to learn some information and make some great connections. I'm currently in my final year of university…Continue

Tags: agent, online, agency, travel, starting-up

Started by James Calvert-Hollis in The foyer. Last reply by Matt Purser Mar 14.

Is it possible to be tour operator without company? 4 Replies

Hello,I would like to know if you need to create a company if you want to be tour operator or if it's possible do the this activity being self-employed? I am aware that creating a company is more…Continue

Started by Belen Paredes in The clinic. Last reply by Matt Purser Mar 14.

Looking for weddings tours operators as partners 20 Replies

Hi I am looking for wedding tours operators from every part of the word can anyone help please ?Thanks RitaContinue

Started by Rita Cassar in The foyer. Last reply by Lilit Mar 13.

ATOL Changes 5 Replies

Some of you may have seen that ATOL today announced the results of their consultation and have set out the future of Small Business ATOLs (SBA's).In short, SBA's will remain but all firms must now…Continue

Tags: atol

Started by Matt Purser in The clinic. Last reply by Steve Friend Mar 6.

Seeking for Agents and Partners from China Outbound tour operators

We are a Tour Company by the name Kilimanjaro Vacation based in Tanzania, we are interested in having agents,Partners or Tour leaders from Chinese Outbound tour operators to work with us.we…Continue

Tags: Kilivacation, Migration, Wildebeest

Started by Manganani Phiri in The foyer Mar 5.

ATOL options for internal flights and setup agencies to comply with PTR 2 Replies

Hi there my name is Joe and I'm an avid reader of these forums as the director of a start up adventure travel company currently trying to get off the ground. I am running into a problem when it comes…Continue

Tags: pts, tta, tmt, atol

Started by Joe Marshall in The clinic. Last reply by Matt Purser Mar 4.

Setting up UK to asia ticketing agency 8 Replies

hi there I am planning to start my own ticketing agency with tours and travels .But I being doing some research to get a good platform where I can't start up .And would like to know whether it's…Continue

Started by Mathew vaniyathu in The foyer. Last reply by Mathew vaniyathu Feb 28.

A comparison of tour aggregators? 9 Replies

Dear colleagues,Did anybody come across a comparison of tour aggregators? For example, of those listed on the TourCMS website – Viator vs TourRadar vs Alpinsuche vs etc. I realize that maybe Viator…Continue

Started by Hiking Croatia in The clinic. Last reply by Ukhan Feb 28.

Travel Agents 17 Replies

Hi all,I thought it's a great platform to share experience and seek advice and assistance where needed.I represent a travel company trading as tour operator registered in England. The company sells…Continue

Tags: Burma, Sri, Lanka, Bhutan, Tibet

Started by Narayan Pokhrel in The foyer. Last reply by Ukhan Feb 28.

inbound tourist into various destinations, Asia,Africa,central and south america 2 Replies

Hello friends!I have a large and comprehensive list of travelers coming into various destinations like shri lanka, india, thailand and a lot of other places  in Asia, South Africa, TZ, Ghana in…Continue

Started by Karanja BK in The foyer. Last reply by Ukhan Feb 27.

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