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Travel planning business idea

Have you ever thought that your love for traveling can make you an entrepreneur? Learn here about the travel planning business idea in detail.

Whenever you plan a trip to a place for the first time, what all questions come to your mind? Things that come to our mind are; is it the good time of the year to visit that place? What are all the prime spots to visit? What all things we must carry to enjoy the trip effortlessly? These all things are very necessary to be answered because everyone wants to create good memories while traveling and not the bad ones. Even a small lack of information can spoil your entire trip. We usually contact someone known who has already visited that place for some tips and suggestions. Not everyone is fortunate enough to find someone like that. So what to do in such a situation?

If you are someone who loves to travel and have been to different places in your passion to explore the world, it is the time to help others. You can not only provide answers to their questions but can also plan their entire trip. In travel planning, you are supposed to plan the entire schedule of the trip, give tips and suggestions about what all things your clients must carry during the trip and can also warn them about any fraudulent activity prevalent in any place. In short, starting from the packing to returning from the trip, you have to do the complete planning for your clients.

When and how

Just having traveled to many places is not sufficient for this profession. You have to be someone who visits places to learn about different cultures, traditions and enrich himself/herself with knowledge. If you are that person, you can take this as your profession. It is equally good as a part-time and a full-time business, depending on your interest or number of clients.

How to proceed with the travel planning business idea? Traveling is something which everyone does at least once a year. The requirement for such assistance keeps arising. You have to market yourself as a travel planner. Start with serving your peers and ask them to recommend your name to others. Make use of social media. It is the best medium to spread the word. Post the successful travel stories and also share the feedback of your clients. When you will successfully establish your name, people might sponsor your traveling to places which you have not visited, for your feedback and suggestions.

About the author


An MBA in HR and Marketing from AIMS Institute (Bangalore University), He heads digital business he has a rich experience that he has garnered from his previous organisations Including leading Banks, NBFCs & Genpact India. He is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of Heavy Group of Companies.

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