The Vault

View past podcasts, event replays, blog posts, and more. 

Growing Your Tour Business Through Linkedin

Growing Your Tour Business Through Linkedin

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

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.
rewind dubrovnik hot seat

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.
Operator Story: Neil Lapping of Macs Adventure

Operator Story: Neil Lapping of Macs Adventure

Neil will share his story on how he grew the business, adapting to changes, how Brexit has affected his business and providing advice for others
5 Social Media Marketing Tips

5 Social Media Marketing Tips

Marica Brewster of the Von Mack Agency shares 5 top social media marketing tips on how to grow your social presence and staying true to your brand.
What Makes Great Storytelling Content - 188

What Makes Great Storytelling Content?

How do you tell the whole story of a destination, the full, complete picture of the history of a place and how do you do it in a way that connects truly with your audience?
Creating a Commission Free Travel Agent

Creating a Commission Free Travel Agent

Peter Syme sits down with Charles of Painted Circle to discuss the ideas behind Painted Circle, and how he will make it commission free and how it will benefit operators.
Innovation for Tour Operators

Innovation for Tour Operators

Marc and Peter discuss how tour operators can innovate and also some hints and hacks to help them.
Operator Story: Zakia Moulaoui Guery of Invisible Cities

Operator Story: Zakia Moulaoui Guery of Invisible Cities

Zakia discusses how she came up with the idea of this amazing global social enterprise, by helping homeless people become tour guides!
What-Makes-a-Great-Storyteller

What Makes a Great Storyteller?

Mitch Bach is joined by Leigh Jameson and Jazz Dottin in a discussion focused on storytelling.
Women in Travel - How Women Can Be Better Represented in Travel

How Women Can Be Better Represented in Travel 

Author Joe Pine discusses The Experience Economy and how this can help deliver transformational experiences in tours and activities.
The Experience Economy in Tours and Activities with Joe Pine

The Experience Economy in Tours and Activities with Joe Pine

Author Joe Pine discusses The Experience Economy and how this can help deliver transformational experiences in tours and activities.
Introducing the new look Tourpreneur and the launch of Tourpreneur+

Introducing the New Look Tourpreneur and the Launch of Tourpreneur+

We are also announcing a whole host of additional benefits and features that anyone in our community can benefit from.
New Ownership Announced at Tourpreneur

New Ownership Announced at Tourpreneur

After three years, Tourpreneur’s Shane Whaley announces why he is leaving the show and revealed why he is thrilled to hand over the reins of the podcast
How Shifting Your Focus From ‘Educator’ to ‘Entertainer’ Can Impact the Tour Experience

How Shifting Your Focus From ‘Educator’ to ‘Entertainer’ Can Impact the Tour Experience

Today, Sita Sargeant joins Nikki Padilla Rivera to share some of the major changes that are currently happening at She Shapes History.
How TourOpp Helps Gray Line San Francisco to Increase Sales and Reviews

How TourOpp Helps Gray Line San Francisco to Increase Sales and Reviews

In this episode we throw the spotlight on TourOpp in a brand new series where we learn more about tech, tools and apps for tour operators.
How To Staff Up Your Tour Business

How To Staff Up Your Tour Business

Today, we share tips and advice on staffing up your tour business and explain how to identify the right time to add employees to your tour company.
The Story Behind Taste of SLO Walking Food Tour

The Story Behind Taste of SLO Walking Food Tour

Angee underscores the value of a working relationship with bar and restaurant staff and highlights the importance of keeping your tours fresh.