*, SOLD $1,300,000 - Office
This is a B.C. based receptive tour operator offering a wide range of tourism services throughout Western Canada, the Yukon, Alaska and Ontario/Quebec. It creates and packages travel services and trips and markets them to tour operators overseas (mainly German-speaking Europe and Holland). They wholesale only and handle no direct bookings.
The tours provide customers with a number of services, including accommodations, meals, sightseeing and/or transportation. Packages include (1) self-drive tours incl. accommodations and some transportation and/or activities, (2) guided tours incl. transportation, a driver-guide, all accommodations and activities (these tours are accompanied by a professional tour manager (driver-guide) who ensures that all aspects of the tour run smoothly), (3) other travel packages (e. g. ranch holidays, backpacking trips) that are bought from other suppliers, packaged and re-sold.
The business is stable and operates on good gross margins (20-25%) with revenues that have averaged out at around $2.2 M for the past two years and with 2016 looking very strong.
It has an excellent reputation. Good established relationships with its wholesalers. Trained and responsible staff (full-time office staff and seasonal guides) are in place.
This is a highly attractive lifestyle business – an ideal business for someone that has an interest in tourism and enjoys dealing with international clientele.
This is a co-brokered listing.
Qualified buyers with funding already in place can call Ken Wither at 587-215-2245 for further general details about the opportunity.
After the phone call, inquirers who are still interested will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement and complete a confidential buyer questionnaire to give us a snapshot of who you are.
A meeting will then be arranged to share specific details and financials of the business.
Business owners or staff are not to be approached directly. To protect confidentiality, the attached picture is for marketing purposes only and not an actual depiction of the business for sale.
- Business type: Wholesale tour operator
- Location: British Columbia; home-based
- Years in business: 19
- Annual revenue: $2,500,000
- Price: 1,300,000