Inbound Tour Operator Benefits

For product suppliers, working with Tourism Export Council Inbound Tour Operators provide:

  • Access to international tourists – we deliver to your door.
  • Repeat, volume, business.
  • Extensive knowledge of international consumer needs.
  • An extension of your marketing department – eliminating or reducing the need for overseas marketing.
  • Access to a network of overseas offices and representatives.
  • An important function in developing new markets.
  • Guaranteed payment once the product is delivered.

For overseas travel companies, Tourism Export Council Inbound Tour Operators provide:

  • Valuable information on existing and new products.
  • Assurance that customer needs are identified and met.
  • Negotiation of product availability.
  • A one-stop-shop for payments and documentation, saving time and costs.
  • Economies of scale in areas such as ground transport.
  • Care for consumers during their stay, ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Maintenance of quality control.
  • Quality guiding and language services.
  • A 24-hour support service for your customers.
  • Security and local knowledge in cases of emergency.

For overseas visitors – our customers – Tourism Export Council Inbound Tour Operators provide:

  • Local knowledge.
  • An after-hours contact point, especially for emergencies.
  • Quality guiding and language services.
  • Overseeing the delivery of the product and making any changes necessary during the visit.

For the New Zealand tourism industry, Tourism Export Council Tour Operators provide:

  • An ambassador role.
  • Development of new markets.
  • Investment in overseas marketing through joint activities and tourism marketing networks with the New Zealand Tourism Board and overseas wholesalers.
  • Maintenance of standards through quality delivery of New Zealand product.
  • A better and more unified tourism industry through work with the Tourism Industry Association (TIA).
  • A close liaison with the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC).

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