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Tour Operators, let us tell your story

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Our mission: To unite the tour industry Our industry is more than the connections between each of us. It’s also how we connect with future guests. Our marketing plan includes strong SEO, and part of that is telling your story.  We want guests to know you and your community. That being said, we want to…

Announcing GTC Tour Operator Roundatbles

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Since our mission is to unite our industry, we only saw it fitting to host interactive roundtable discussions for tour operators. Every other week Global Tours Connect will be hosting an intimate 40-minute conversation for up to 15 tour operators to discuss topics that are important to our tour businesses. Our first GTC Roundtable was…

An Open Letter to Tour Operators About Viator’s New $29 Onboarding Fee

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Dear Tour Operators, Like you, we have read and are trying to process the open letter from Viator. Like you, we are tour operators and are fuming. During a time in which travel is uncertain, and tour and attractions are slowly opening, ticket sales are more than important, they are vital.  We would like to…

Global Tours Connect Announces Launch on Tourpreneur Podcast

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What a week! On Monday, Shane Whaley of Tourpreneur was the first media outlet to share our exciting news.  After weeks of behind-the-scenes work, hundreds of emails, texts, video conferences, and calls, the dream of an online tour marketplace created by tour operators for tour operators has come to fruition. It is only natural that…

Let’s Talk Food Tourism at Arival Virtual Summit

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Arival Virtual Summit Banner   Join us on June 25 at 9.30am (EST) for the first ever @Arival Virtual Summit! We are thrilled to host an Interactive Small Group Roundtable for Food Tours & Culinary Experiences. You can ask us…

Why Global Tours Connect? Why Now?

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Explore Tours Around the World It all started with a podcast. Great things often start with something simple. In spring 2020, Midgi Moore and Lauren McCabe Herpich were interviewed on Tourpreneur, the well-known and respected podcast for tour operators. Sabine Whitney from FareHarbor heard the interview and reached out to Midgi and Lauren with a…