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Welcome to the Tourpreneur tour business community. With our resources you'll save time, make fewer mistakes, and increase your profits.

Our community is passionate about helping each other. As small tour business owners, we understand it’s a lonely job, a daily grind, and easy to become a busy fool… working harder but not smarter.

The Tourpreneur community helps you get advice from your peers as well as experts in the areas you need to grow your business and make it more profitable.

Whether you explore our hundreds of free articles, podcasts and other resources, or join our Tourpreneur+ community, we’re here to help!

-Mitch, Chris and Peter

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While we offer an incredible amount of free, actionable help for tour businesses, our TP+ membership package is an unbelievable amount of additional resources and community offerings that will truly transform how you run your business.

The Latest from the Vault

Growing Your Tour Business Through Linkedin

Growing Your Tour Business Through Linkedin

Peter Syme drops in to chat about how he has made six figures growing his business through a seldom used social platform for the tours and activities sector… LinkedIn.
Women in Travel: How to Craft Tours Focused on Telling the Stories of Women

Women in Travel: How to Craft Tours Focused on Telling the Stories of Women

Amanda, Carol, Zakia, Caroline and Mary discuss how they craft female focused stories and products in their tours.
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Three Things Some Marketing Agencies Won’t Tell You

Just about every operator who I come across has a horror story about working with a marketing agency. This has left them with a bitter taste in their mouth and wary of trusting another to do the job they want them to do.
Women in Travel: The Highs and Lows of Changing your Career into Tours & Activities

Women in Travel: The Highs and Lows of Changing your Career into Tours & Activities

Amanda, Carol, Zakia, Caroline and Mary all moved from jobs outside of tourism to become tour operators. they share their stories to help those thinking the same.
The potential and threat to tour operators from this tech is high. Jonathan Elkoubi and Peter Syme discuss the threats and opportunities.

AI in tourism is here. You need to grasp the potential.

The potential and threat to tour operators from this tech is high. Jonathan Elkoubi and Peter Syme discuss the threats and opportunities.
Facebook Ad Basics: 5 Top Tips

Facebook Ad Basics: 5 Top Tips

Chris provides some Facebook Ad Basics you must follow to make sure your ad campaigns are hitting all the right notes with your audience and your business.
Why We Need More Women Mentors in Travel

Why We Need More Women Mentors in Travel

Amanda, Carol, Zakia, Caroline and Mary discuss those women who inspire them and why we need more female mentors in our industry.
The Changing Face of Tour Operating and Tourism

The Changing Face of Tour Operating and Tourism

A discussion on how a couple of old industry friends with over 40 years between them in tour operating see how the industry has changed.
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Hot Seat Business Analysis: Rewind Dubrovnik

In this member’s-only Hot Seat, we sit down with Lukša Malohodžić of Rewind Dubrovnik to talk about the fantastic growth and success of his business so far, and the growing pains of looking ahead.

Upcoming Retreats

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Jan 29 - Feb 1, 2023

Charleston

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Feb 24-27, 2023

Northern Portugal

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