my husband and i were thinking about having our own travel business, do you think the time is right now?
Asked By: wondering - 6/2/2008
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Travel industry has taken quite a few hits lately, (9/11, gas prices, sliding economy) That's why you see so many Network Marketing companies backed by corporations going into traveling business. They are simply using other people's money to promote their services, competing with hundreds of thousands of others doing... More
Answered By: StanTheMan - 6/2/2008
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I would say no because of the gasoline situation. I'm sure many highway motels will be going out of business this summer if the high price of gas keeps going up.
Answered By: Joanne A. W - 6/2/2008
No, if anything I think you missed your opportunity. There have been several reports of airlines closing down because of the rising gasoline prices, and in addition MUCH fewer people are traveling (by plane) nowadays, which probably means fewer tourists Fewer tourists=bad business for travel agencies
Answered By: asian - 6/2/2008
I don't think so. Gas prices are going to keep going up for a while, which will affect travel by car and by plane. Also, the economy isn't doing well in other areas so a lot of people are either eliminating their travel plans altogether, or they're scaling them way back.
Answered By: ktrb - 6/2/2008
Need more to go on. Do u mean a travel agency that books trips? If so, now is an excellent time!!!
Answered By: clinton c - 6/2/2008
What would you think of making 4% on everything you book? It can be one even from your car, on your laptop. If interested contact me at address in profile.
Answered By: wheels031799 - 6/2/2008
I spent sometime researching different businesses I could do from home and travel was one I was definitely considering. I didn't know if that's all I want to focus on...or at least offer through my business. So I actually found something where I could do travel and other things also through the same business. Its great... More
Answered By: April S - 6/2/2008
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