I was recently interviewed by Leisure Group Travel magazine about starting and running Zephyr Adventures and Zephyr Conferences. Zephyr Adventures started as the world’s first inline skating tour company 22 years ago and now includes the five conferences we run here at Zephyr Conferences.
With 22 years of experience, I have some insights into starting a small company doing something you love to do. Here is the start of the article.
What Prompted You To Get Into The Travel Industry?
I was living in Europe and had traveled to dozens of countries, but I had done all of that on my own with a backpack, passport and a Let’s Go book. For the first time I had a job that gave me more money than time and I switched over on that continuum and took a bicycle tour in France. This was not something I thought I’d want to do, but I was wrong. It was very fun. I had a great time. I loved the activity, I loved the camaraderie and got to love the country, food and the wine. I had no idea that there was this business of “group tours,” so that opened my eyes.
Read the whole article at Leisure Group Travel.
Pamela Lanier says
Im an author and speaker.
Among at equal number of conferences and symposiums
New book for Business Expert Press
“Sustainable Vineyards and Wineries”
Just previously “Marketing for Independent Lodging”
Wondering if you would be intetested in having me speak at your March Wine Conference?
Happy New Year
We are pretty much booked for all speakers for our Wine Marketing & Tourism Conference in March. We generally do a Call for Speakers six to twelve months in advance of each conference. You can stay apprised by adding your email to the WMTC website or, if you prefer, I can add you to our database so you can receive updates.