Tourpreneur

By Shane Whaley

Travel industry veteran Shane Whaley talks with tour/activities business owners and managers. He uncovers their personal stories on how they got started, dealt with challenges and achieved success. Tourpreneurs open up and share their tips, insights, morning routines, resources, inspiration and success stories with you. We even talk about nightmare situations and how they were overcome. If you operate a tour business or plan on starting one, this podcast is for you.

  1. 1.
    Expanding Your Tour Brand through Podcasting with Danielle Desir
    49:27
  2. 2.
    SEO Tips for Tour Operators with Dorene Wharton
    48:33
  3. 3.
    First-hand tips for buying or selling a tour business with Trish Higgins
    51:35
  4. 4.
    How to leverage social media as marketing tools to attract attention for your tours
    46:50
  5. 5.
    Bond, Churchill, and the Royals: Growing a Bespoke Private Tour Experience
    46:47
  6. 6.
    Arival 360 2021 postponed to January 2022 - The Tourpreneur Take
    13:32
  7. 7.
    What happened leading our first test tour - The Tour Operator Start Up (157
    43:39
  8. 8.
    More Copywriting Tips for Tour Operators Who Blog! (155)
    36:29
  1. 9.
    Creating a booking platform and community for Bike Tour Operators with Fat Tire Bike Tours (154)
    50:29
  2. 10.
    Starting a Tour Business with She Shapes History: Embracing Diverse Histories with Local Tourism
    43:21
  3. 11.
    Ch-Ch-Changes - Tourpreneur to launch 2 new series for tour operators (152)
    13:02
  4. 12.
    How John Coupland designed his most popular guided tour, The Crown Film Locations & Royal Secrets Tour.
    42:02
  5. 13.
    Repurposing Content - How It Can Help You Expand Your Audience and Reach
    27:20
  6. 14.
    Tour Operator Reveals How She Uses Instagram to Grow Her Tour Business. With Othelia Cassidy of Madison Eats Food Tours (148)
    54:22
  7. 15.
    Why I decided to join Redeam and why it's good news for Tourpreneur
    11:13
  8. 16.
    With her partner fighting for his life, Krystle shares how she single-handedly took over the running of the couple's water tour business (147)
    52:03
  9. 17.
    Don Littlefield shares his 3 major strategies for growing a brewery tour business. (146)
    1:06:14
  10. 18.
    What Should Tour Operators Blog About?- Essential Blogging Guide for Tour Businesses Part 2
    38:34
  11. 19.
    Embracing Diversity & Empowering Community Through Food Tours with Blue Fern Travel
    59:07
  12. 20.
    Out of this world - selfies from space with the Travel Industry Mavericks
    50:39
  13. 21.
    Clubhouse for Tour Operators, Tips from Tour Operators, Tour Guides, and a Podcaster. (141)
    58:03
  14. 22.
    Content for Tour Operators - Arival offers a content masterclass and Shane finds out more!
    21:18
  15. 23.
    Self Guided Tours for Tour Operators- How Does the Questo Self-Guided App Benefit Tour Operators?
    52:02
  16. 24.
    Blogging for Tour Operators - Essential Blogging Guide for Tour Businesses Part 1
    26:35
  17. 25.
    Travel Industry Mavericks: A Peek Into the Industry’s Future with Peek's Ruzwana Bashir & Oskar Bruening (138)
    57:17
  18. 26.
    Peter Syme on Survival. From bomb disposal to saving a tour business during the pandemic. (136)
    1:28:05
  19. 27.
    Meet the Res Tech – Historic Tours of America reveal why they picked Ventrata to power their online bookings. (135)
    49:44
  20. 28.
    Content Creation Tips for Tour Operators and the importance of building a content factory with Patrick van Rosendaal
    55:43
  21. 29.
    Why 2021 is going to be a year of focus, plus Arival Insiders Pro and Clubhouse on Shane's Audio Journal.
    17:50
  22. 30.
    Travel Industry Mavericks Discuss Klook’s $200M Investment & The Challenges Facing OTAs.
    42:50
  23. 31.
    How Buffalo Bike Tours operates in an economically depressed smaller market that is now seeing growth (131)
    39:17
  24. 32.
    Meet the Res Tech – Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours tells us why they picked RocketRez to power their online bookings. (132)
    45:29
  25. 33.
    'The big OTAs have lost their way' claims Chris Torres so he created Touriosity an OTA 'with a conscience' (130)
    36:02
  26. 34.
    How a teacher started her own tour business - The Story Behind A Wee Pedal with Leanne Farmer (129)
    44:08
  27. 35.
    Lessons learned re-opening our tour business after Lockdown (128)
    1:02:10
  28. 36.
    Tour Operator COVID Survival Stories - Plus working with Amazon Explore (126)
    37:46
  29. 37.
    The Big Pivot - How a Tour Operator turned a $3,000 investment in Facebook ads into over $138k in sales in 48-hours for her holiday boxes.
    33:23
  30. 38.
    Self reflection tips for tour operators. Day 30 of the 30 Day Tour Operator Challenge
    6:54
  31. 39.
    Level Up Your Skills That Will Grow Your Tour Business and Save You Money! Day 29
    6:39
  32. 40.
    Pick a Worthy Cause to support - Day 28 of the 30 Day Tour Operator Challenge
    5:15
  33. 41.
    Dig in to Tour Industry Insights with Arival - Day 27 of the 30 Day Tour Operator Challenge
    4:48
  34. 42.
    Facebook Groups for Tour Operators - Day 26 of the 30 Day Tour Operator Challenge
    5:40
  35. 43.
    Be an Undercover Guest/Secret Shopper- Day 25 of the 30 Day Tour Operator Challenge
    5:27
  36. 44.
    Use Time Batching to create eye catching graphics and promo materials - Day 24 of the 30 Day Tour Operator Challenge
    6:20
  37. 45.
    How to create evergreen blog content - Day 23 of the 30 Day Tour Operator Challenge
    5:15
  38. 46.
    How to Boost your website SEO by adding local keywords. Day 22 of the 30 Day Tour Operator Challenge
    5:23
  39. 47.
    Test Your Tour Operator Website Speed - Day 21 of the 30 Day Tour Operator Challenge
    5:16
  40. 48.
    Review Your Tour Photos - Day 20 of the 30 Day Tour Operator Challenge
    7:19
  41. 49.
    Podcasts for Tour Operators - Day 19 of the 30 Day Tour Operator Challenge
    8:14
  42. 50.
    Ask for Google Reviews - Day 18 of the 30 Day Tour Operator Challenge
    5:20

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