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Becoming a membet of ABTOT
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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 this discussion. Last reply by Matt Purser Mar 23, 2015.

Anybody Want a Review Swap? - Spend 10 minutes on my site and I'll spend 10 minutes on yours.
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Hello SFBO People,Does anybody with a new (or old) travel website want to spend 10 minutes reviewing my website, in return I'll spend 10 minutes on yours. I hope you can find 5 things (or more) you…Continue

Tags: structure, review, website

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Stokes Jun 18, 2013.

 

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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, 2015
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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, 2015
Ben Stokes replied to Suriya Stahel's discussion Looking for a good DMC in Indonesia
"I work with come2indonesia they are a small company but still operate like a DMC and are great."
Oct 21, 2014
Ben Stokes replied to Radha's discussion Thinking about risk and emergency scenarios
"Hi Radha, We also organise group tours in some pretty remote locations and always consider this. All our guides have a mobile phone on contract which can be used in emergency without question to phone who ever whenever. If you have something go…"
Aug 14, 2014
Ben Stokes replied to Burma Boating Sailing Holidays's discussion offering free cruise as incentive for agents
"This is pretty standard practice in the diving industry. You can also offer a place - say at 50% for the agent so they can experience themselves first. You then refund on 5 bookings or 2 bookings or as you wish."
Jul 26, 2014
Ben Stokes replied to Lisa Williams's discussion African Safari Resell
"Hi Lisa, agree with Alex on this - proceed with caution, I use this approach for our guided tours and it can be risky when starting out. Can you book half the lodge spaces, or enough so you can turn a profit/break even to start and minimise risk?…"
Jul 24, 2013
Ben Stokes replied to Ben Stokes's discussion Anybody Want a Review Swap? - Spend 10 minutes on my site and I'll spend 10 minutes on yours.
"No problem Vicky - you have a review credit with me! Send me the link when you're ready,"
Jun 18, 2013
Vicky replied to Ben Stokes's discussion Anybody Want a Review Swap? - Spend 10 minutes on my site and I'll spend 10 minutes on yours.
"Cheers Ben - great minds :) I'll let you know when I want a site review in future if that's OK?! Vicky"
Jun 18, 2013
Ben Stokes replied to Ben Stokes's discussion Anybody Want a Review Swap? - Spend 10 minutes on my site and I'll spend 10 minutes on yours.
"Hi Vicky, thanks for this and for the review of the site. Actually a lot of your comments we're just about to act on so I'm pleased you pointed them out, gives motivation (and justifies the cost to our web developer!) to get it…"
Jun 18, 2013
Vicky replied to Ben Stokes's discussion Anybody Want a Review Swap? - Spend 10 minutes on my site and I'll spend 10 minutes on yours.
"Hey Ben, Just came across this post and thought what a great idea it was! Hope the offer is still open, although can I put your review of my site in the bag? Here's my first 5 things on your site: 1. Homepage - email address bottom left above…"
Jun 18, 2013
Ben Stokes replied to James Thomas's discussion Inbound links
"Agreed with above, I changed my site to wordpress recently and made a few teaks here and there to my page titles, descriptions and ALT image terms and have noticed a big change - not by these changes but from writing a blog daily. I believe this all…"
Jun 18, 2013
Ben Stokes replied to Vicky's discussion Get Savvy 2013 - free to join - to help you run better businesses
"Thanks for sharing Vicky, I'm on board! Ben"
Feb 1, 2013
Richard Goodey left a comment for Ben Stokes
"Hi Ben, Your added, Your time is appreciated. Thank you, Richard"
Sep 20, 2012
Ben Stokes replied to Ben Stokes's discussion Anybody Want a Review Swap? - Spend 10 minutes on my site and I'll spend 10 minutes on yours.
"Hi Kris, I've sent a message to your email, thanks for the review swap - we've already started making changes to our website based on some of the comments you're made. Ben"
Jun 24, 2012
PTS replied to Ben Stokes's discussion Anybody Want a Review Swap? - Spend 10 minutes on my site and I'll spend 10 minutes on yours.
"Hi Ben, I'm a bit late to this post but have been recently re-designing the PTS website (www.protectedtravelservices.com) and as a result this has come to my attention as we would also like to open our website up to constructive feedback…"
Jun 19, 2012
Henry Stanley Kapolondo replied to Ben Stokes's discussion Anybody Want a Review Swap? - Spend 10 minutes on my site and I'll spend 10 minutes on yours.
"Hey Ben See mine too. www.tanzania-sge.com"
May 28, 2012

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Do you have a website?
http://www.divesafariasia.com
Tell us more about yourself:
Scuba instructor who set up dive tour operator offering guided tours and luxury end holidays across Asia.
Describe your travel products:
Stay and dive throughout Asia's finest locations.

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At 9:41 on September 20, 2012, Richard Goodey said…

Hi Ben,

Your added, Your time is appreciated.

Thank you,

Richard

 
 
 

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