Click to Print

Business Idea Center - Travel Agent

Travel Agent

Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: $10,000 - $50,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Franchises Available? Yes
Online Operation? Yes

Business Overview

The main requirement for starting a travel agency or starting a business as an independent travel consultant will be to check local regulations in terms of certifications that may be required to operate the business. Additional considerations also include: • Operating a general travel agency, or specializing in a particular type of travel. • Operating location: storefront or homebased. • Target markets: the well-heeled traveler or the budget traveler. • Advertising, promotions, and marketing. The travel industry as a whole is extremely competitive, especially for businesses that operate as general travel agencies. To limit competition it is important to specialize in this industry and seek a niche market.

Related Business Ideas

Off Road Tours
Tour Guide
Adventure Travel Agent
Adventure Clubs
Kayak Tours
Airport Shuttle Service
Community Tour Guide
Specialty Travel
Cruise Ship Travel Agent
Bed and Breakfast

Related Articles

2

2

Related Franchises

Results! Travel

Travel agency

Travel Leaders

Travel agency