Leisure Group Travel magazine recently published an interview with me about how I started Zephyr Adventures 22 years ago and what its like to run a small tour company.
I have thought for years the press covers fantastic travel destinations but leaves out one of the most interesting subjects: the behind-the-scenes aspects of the tour operators themselves. Congrats to Leisure Group Travel for tackling this subject.
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.