Every year thousands of travel agencies are opened. By the end of the first year, about 70% of them are being closed, in two years only 7-10% of companies continue to work, until three years they survive one. Despite this, the sphere of tourism business continues to expand, remaining one of the most attractive for non-professional investors.
Working travel companies are divided into two categories: operators and agents.
Tour operators produce what is called a tourist product: they buy rooms in hotels, book charter flights, plan tours and sightseeing routes, organize meetings, etc.
Agencies sell products of operators, being, as a matter of fact, retail sellers. And they....