We're delighted to announce that we partnered with Touriosity a new marketing consortium with one aim: to help tour operators and activity providers drive more direct bookings without paying heavy commissions or content curation fees.
"Touriosity is attempting to do something a bit special at a time when the industry really needs it and we will attempt to support them any way we can. We're delighted to be associated with a brand that speaks to our values of supporting the people running the tours, activities and experiences on the ground without taking massive commission fees or charging the earth to be on the system," said Steve Jackson Toristy founder and CEO.
"Toristy actively promote operators in destinations which they can do deals with large travel operators in transport, the media and hotels. That's in addition to being a fully featured reservation platform for tours, activities, experiences and rentals. We're delighted Toristy is supporting the initiative," commented Chris Torres, founder of Touriosity.
Toristy is an In Destination reseller and online software as a service. Our mission is to make tour and activity operators in the experiences sector of travel famous. We do this by selling operator services on the websites of domestic travel networks such as ferries, trains, airlines, hotels (concierges) and local media, helping operators build a local sales network and simultaneously providing new revenue streams for all concerned. Toristy resells 1000s of services and works with partners such as Google, Bókun, Redeam, and others to create the supply and demand in domestic markets.
Touriosity is an online travel agent (OTA) with a conscience. Our main focus is to help tour and activity providers grow direct bookings while complementing their own direct marketing efforts. We promise never to charge a commission on your sales.... ever. Additionally Touriosity will never compete against your brand name on any marketing channel. A quarter of all revenue will go toward staffing and costs, with the rest going towards marketing.