By Blake Ng — 1 Aug 2016
As you watched the craft beer and microbrewing industry come into its own in your region, you realized there was untapped potential in the tourism market. Suddenly, you knew that you wanted to begin a company that offered chauffeured tours to local craft brewing companies, allowing residents and visitors alike the opportunity to safely visit many breweries, enjoy tours of their facilities and sample their beers. You’re about the launch your tour and activity company, but now the trick is getting it off the ground. The first step is to focus on the distribution of your products and customer referrals.
Agents in the local area are most concerned with promoting tourism in your region, and they will be excited to announce your products to the customers that they work with each day. Here’s some of the top local agents to contact:
Referrals are one of the best ways to grow your new business, and you can offer customers a discount for bringing a referral along for the adventure. You also should request feedback from your customers in the form of reviews, as this is the most effective way to develop your brand online and establish credibility in the industry. Your first customers should include:
By creating a broad distribution strategy and partnering with an online booking system specifically designed for tour and activity providers, your craft brew tour company will be the talk of the town in no time at all. To find out more information about the best way to generate additional revenue and increase the number of agents willing to resell your tours, download the Rezdy distribution ebook today.