News articles in Management

Dive Industry Foundation to give away business education packages at DEMA Show 2

(Dive Travel Business -- October 31, 2013) --This year the Dive Industry Foundation will be introducing two Business Programs at DEMA Show 2013 in Orlando, Florida on November 6-9, 2013 that can help you increase sales.  "Hypergrow Your Business" is a FUN Book & Workbook combination that will get you quickly to the important money-making tactics of business. 

What's Getting in the Way of Your Dive Travel Productivity?

(Dive Travel Business - October 24, 2013) -- A study conducted by and AOL found that the average worker admitted to wasting just over two hours of each eight-hour workday on non-job-related activities.  One quarter of each day is lost to lost productivity.

Survey Findings help Exhibitors Stand out at DEMA Show 2013.

(Dive Travel Business - October 22, 2013) -- The Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) conducts annual Exhibitor and Attendee surveys following each Show with the goal of finding the best way to serve the Industry.

DEMA Invites Industry To Strategic Visioning Session

(Dive Travel Business News - May 24, 2011) -- The Diving Equipment and Marketing Association invites industry members to a strategic visioning session in Long Beach on Sunday June 5, 2011 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, in conjunction with Scuba Show 2011.

Scubaocity offers a Dive Booking, Tracking and Marketing System for Dive Busines

(Dive Travel Business News - November 14, 2010) - Scubaocity is a new dive booking, reservation tracking and marketing system for dive retailers and dive operators.  The management tool and booking engine promises an easy cohesive framework for dive businesses to collect, access, process, analyze and disseminate data that is vital to a company's success.

Bahamas Diving Association Launches Dive Travel Booking Engine

(Dive Travel Business News - March 30, 2010) -- The Bahamas Diving Association and Bahamas Ministry of Tourism have gone live with a custom built dive travel booking engine created for the Bahamas by Segnant Technologies of Dallas, Texas.

(Dive Travel Business News - Nov 9, 2010) -- Sales Trainer John Boe writes that selling during challenging economic periods can be frustrating, but they can also be beneficial to the salesperson. Adversity can strengthen, weaken or harden. 

Impulse Travel Market Expands, poses challenges for travel pros

(Dive Travel Business News - November 2, 2010) -- The 2010 Portrait of American Travelers - a recent study by Ypartnership/Harrison Group - indicates that irresistible travel offers are driving impulse demand, encouraging more Americans than ever before to take “last minute” vacations.  

Tourism Fiji offers online training events in October 2010

(Dive Travel Business News - September 9, 2010) -- Following the success of its initial virtual travel agent training event last year, a technology-savvy Tourism Fiji US regional office will repeat the online exercise again in October. Attracting travel agents from the U.S. and Canada and as far afield as Hong Kong and Europe last year, the national tourist office is looking to increase the number of agents trained online in 2009, a total of 754, to over 1,000 when it stages the two-day Virtual Trade Show event on Oct. 4 and 5.

A travel agent's guide to disclaiming liability

(Dive Travel Business News - June 3, 2009) - Regardless of destination, purpose, or price range, every traveler has the same goal for their trip: they want it to be perfect. Oftentimes, however, despite the best effort of a travel agent to plan and prepare the ideal itinerary, something unexpected happens. If the result of this unintended event is personal injury or property damage to the client, he or she will look for someone to blame. Suddenly, the travel agent becomes a convenient target for litigation and the friendly client turns into an angry claimant.

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