How to Double Your Tips As a Tour Guide Peek Pro

4. Increase the Price of your Tour. There’s a high correlation between the cost of your tour and what you earn in tips as the guide. Generally speaking, the longer your tour and higher the cost, the more you’ll earn in gratuities. Consider the impact if you doubled the cost of your tour without changing much of the itinerary or content.

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4 Steps to Setting Up WiFi at Your Campground Peek Pro

Yesterday’s camper was happy if they got two minutes of hot running water and a campfire pit. Today’s camper wants that—and 24/7 access to Instagram. According to a 2015 survey by Kampground revealed that 83% of campers take their cell phones along on camping trips. What’s more: 70% of survey participants reported going online with […]

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12 free improvements you can make to your Peek Pro account

DAY 1: Customize your Abandoned Booking emails If you ask any Peekster their favorite Peek Pro feature, 9 times out of 10 they bring up Abandoned Booking emails. There are many reasons a customer gets distracted while booking an activity, leading to the dreaded Abandoned Booking.

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Simple Steps to Increase Bookings 233%

These three realistic examples show what it can do to your bookings – and profits: Graphic #1 represents a tour operator with 1,000 monthly website visitors and $500 revenue per booking. Just by lowering the bounce rate from 70% to 50% and increasing sales conversions from a conservative 1% to 2%, increases bookings and revenues 333%.

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Warming Up Your Website Visitors: The Key to More Online

This is a guest post from online marketing expert Milan Stojković. With a focus on the tourism sector, Milan’s business MS Travel Marketing is dedicated to helping bring tour operators more customers. In this post, he shares some insider tips you can apply to your business today – and watch your online bookings skyrocket! Take […]

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A Practical Guide to Improving Your TripAdvisor Rankings

A Practical Guide to Improving Your TripAdvisor Rankings. In this post, digital marketing expert Chris Torres – director of the Tourism Marketing Agency – offers some key insights into TripAdvisor’s complex ranking system. He’ll run through some key factors that determine your ranking – and how to make sure it’s as high as possible!

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5 Easy Ways to Get More Online Bookings Ahead of Time

We compiled five tips to encourage customers to book in advance —leaving you more time to focus on big-picture items like staffing, budgeting, interacting with guests, and (most importantly) doing what you love. 1. Embrace The Internet. People want to do things online, on the go—and they want to get their tours, rentals and activities that

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3 Easy Ways to Upsell (Without Being a Pushy Salesman

3 Easy Ways to Upsell (Without Being a Pushy Salesman!) In this post, serial entrepreneur and super coach Drew Renner takes us through some simple tricks to boost revenue through upselling – without putting customers off. When not writing blog posts for Peek, Drew is busy helping tour and attraction owners win customers through simplicity

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How Tour Companies Make Money Peek Pro

2. Generate New Leads Through Content. Companies with blogs gathered 68% more leads than those without, according to research by HubSpot. But you can’t leave your blog stagnant. The study found that blogs start to impact lead growth once they have more than 20 articles posted.

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How Virtual Tours can help you reopen your doors Peek Pro

Virtual tours can help give a much clearer idea of what customers can expect when buying your experience. 90% of users say that product videos are helpful in the decision process – consider the amount of times you’ve been tempted to visit somewhere after seeing a 1 minute video. 2. They can help you engage with new customers.

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Intelligent Reopening Checklist Peek Pro

Intelligent Reopening Checklist. As parts of the world reopen and tour operators begin to resume business activity, it’s important to prepare your guests and staff for what’s to come. Enhanced hygiene and safety procedures, as well as social distancing measures, will be a top priority for guests. We invited travel & hygiene expert Jon Peahl

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Growvember: All You Need To Know Peek Pro

Welcome to Growvember! What a couple of days we’ve had! Thank you to everyone who participated – we think we can all agree that our eight incredible speakers provided us with some awesome insights. In case you missed any of the sessions, this is your one stop shop for all the resources you need to catch up and start applying the information to your business!

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Peek – Find Amazing Things to Do

Upgrade your Date Night – Perfect Activities for Couples. Sometimes, a Friday night in with Netflix and takeout is all you need for a perfect date night. But if you’re looking to shake things up a little and find…. View Post. 6 min. Day Trips.

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3 Smart Steps For Using Facebook To Promote Your Gift

Step 2: Add A Custom Page Tab. Make it as easy as possible for customers to get through the purchase process. One way to do this is by adding a custom page tab on your Facebook page, which essentially acts as a mini web page, or landing page, that can be fully customized. In this case, you could create a tab that says “Buy gift card.”.

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How to Hire, Train and Retain the Best Guides: A Tour

How to Hire, Train and Retain the Best Guides: A Tour Operator’s Handbook. In this post, seasoned tour guide and operator Erik Hormann of Vantigo runs us through his best strategies to finding — and keeping — the best tour guides in town. Find more tools to help …

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Online Rental Booking Software For Growing Businesses

Create custom invoices and payment links for private reservations. Digital waiver functionality comes included in the software (a major time-saver!) Manage the availability of your inventory, resources, and employees simultaneously across rentals. Process manual walk-up bookings in less than 45 seconds.

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Reboot Your Tour Business via the Local Market Peek Pro

Here are Josh’s 6 steps to creating experiences designed to engage your local community: How to find a market segment that needs what you’re selling. Proving your concept via ‘deep dive’ research. Ironing out the creases – take your experience for a ride. Pricing 101 – …

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Beat the Vacation Boredom – Fun Things to Do with Kids

Summer vacation is almost here! For anyone with kids or looking after young people this summer, the sense of dread thinking of how to fill all of those empty days can seem overwhelming at first. Whether you’re planning a big trip and are unsure what to do, or you’re looking for some fun “staycation” activities…

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9 Tips on How to Choose a Great Name for Your Tour

1. Make It Stand Out, or “Stick”. “Stickiness” is a term experts use to measure how memorable a business name is. If your tour, activity or rental venue is located in an area with a healthy tourism economy, standing out from the pack is inarguably one of your biggest ongoing challenges. When brainstorming, think beyond titles that

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10 Ways Travel Executives Can Grow Their Tour Business

Whether you oversee kayaking tours at multiple locations, offer sailing tours to the luxury market, or coordinate several themed adventure tours at popular vacation destinations, here are 10 ways travel executives can grow their tour and activity business in any season. 1. …

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French Quarter Phantoms: An Operator's Road to Success

How do you start a tour business in the aftermath of one of the most devastating hurricanes your country has ever seen? How do you build your brand, spread the word, and find that first paying guest? How do you get to the top of your game and still manage to love what you do? […]

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COVID-19 Resources & Updates Peek Pro

How Covid-19 Is Reshaping Consumer Behavior — and What That Means for Travel Brands Right Now. As new habits, concerns, and demands become top of mind for consumers, travel companies should be paying close attention to these shifts to stay relevant and maintain trust in today’s challenging environment. LEARN MORE.

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This Holiday Season, 64% of Americans Plan to Spend on

Traveler demands are evolving. Instead of spending a week lounging by the pool at a generic hotel, travelers increasingly want to experience their destination and the unique activities, food, people, and culture it has to offer. As the holidays are quickly approaching, there is no better time to discuss this trend, and how tour and […]

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Private Glass-Making Workshop in Centralia: Book Tours

Private Glass-Making Workshop in Centralia. 809 Ratings. $150. per person. Book now. Share. Get crafty with a private glass-making workshop that lets your creativity roam free. Create your choice of glass pieces, including ornaments, shot glasses and more. Duration: 2hrs.

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Intro To Archery Class in Meridian: Book Tours

Let loose with an introductory class to archery perfect for those new to the sport. See how good your aim is as you try to hit the bulls-eye.

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Google Analytics: Top Tips & Integrations for Tour and

Tracking the metrics of a company can be a challenging task. You’re introduced to a lot of information initially and it can be confusing where to focus your attention and what metrics to consider important for your tour and activity business. However, Google Analytics offers you the opportunity to gain important insights into your customers’ […]

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Upgrade your Date Night – Perfect Activities for Couples

A lap around the track is perfect for thrill-seeking couples looking for a day out with a difference. Prices can start from as low as $50 and there are a ton of options, depending on what cars you’re into and whether you want to drive yourself or just go along for the ride. One thing is for sure: this experience is sure to be a hit with any

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Basic Firearms Safety Course in San Diego: Book Tours

Learn how to properly and safely handle firearms. Take part in a guided course mixed with both classroom instruction and range time.

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Seasonal Employee Retention: 5 Tips for Rental Businesses

Quick tips: Give your best workers some extra authority and responsibility. Hand out business cards. Give everyone a title, e.g. “dock manager,” “beach manager,” “rentals specialist,” etc. Recognize and reward an employee of the week or month. Look for opportunities where employees can develop additional skills while working for you

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Grow Your Business by Appealing to Customers with

This post was co-written by Jessica Hunt and Kali Wasenko. Jessica Hunt is the Attorney Advisor for the DC Office of Disability Rights, and is a licensed attorney in DC, KY, and VA. Kali is an External Engagement Specialist at the DC Commission on the Arts and …

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San Francisco Beginner Beekeeping Class in San Francisco

Learn the basics of backyard beekeeping through an interactive class led by an experienced beekeeper. Spend time in an outdoor classroom and learn about the importance of bees in local agriculture.

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Cutting Board Woodworking Class in Denver: Book Tours

Cutting Board Woodworking Class in Denver. 130 Ratings. $60. per person. Book now. Share. Get set for a woodworking class where you learn how to make a cutting board. Walk around the shop to get acquainted with the tools and safety features before getting started. Duration: 2hrs.

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Lake Michigan Learn to Kayak Tour in Chicago: Book Tours

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to class. Please bring sunglasses, sunblock, a hat and a water proof bag to protect your camera. Come prepared to get a little wet from the drip and splash of …

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Paddleboard Tour with Corgi Guide in Fort Lauderdale in

Paddleboard Tour with Corgi Guide in Fort Lauderdale. 105 Ratings. $42. per person. Book now. Share. Mr. Beaches will guide you on a leisurely tour of the Las Olas canals. The tour will start with a short lesson, before we take off to view some of Florida’s most exclusive real estate. Duration: 1hr 15mins - …

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Shuttle to Porcupine Rim (& Above) Mountain Biking Trails

The quintessential ride of Moab, this trail tackles some of the most scenic and challenging riding in the world. Take the shuttle to start at 11,600ft and descend nearly 8000ft in 32 miles with rocks, drops, and spectacular views of Castle Valley.

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Two-Hour Beginner Shooting Lesson in Rockville in

Lock and load with this shooting lesson that gets you feeling like a pro after an extensive two-hour course. With all the equipment you need to fire away provided, work with a pro to master the fundamentals of handling weapons.

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Hop-On/Hop-Off Wine Shuttle in Fredericksburg: Book Tours

Hop-On/Hop-Off Wine Shuttle in Fredericksburg. 4398 Ratings. $40. per person. Book now. Share. Check out Fredericksburg's local wineries with a hop-on, hop-off shuttle tour that gets you around in style. Make your way to the tastiest spots around, sipping on fine wines and learning about the wine-making process. Duration: 8hrs.

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Things to do in New Orleans: Book Tours & Activities at

Bike through the historic neighborhoods of New Orleans on a detailed and leisurely bike tour of the "Crescent City". Bike past cemeteries and boulevards to learn about how the city was founded and its distinctive culture! 929 Ratings. Duration: 3hrs. $20.

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