Industry: Travel Agencies
Listing ID: 54043
Listing Status: Available
Chile Tourism Business (Remote Business)
This well-established boutique travel agency thrives in Chile's robust travel and tourism sector. With a sterling reputation, over 15 years of industry expertise, and a unique market advantage, this business is a lucrative opportunity. The dedicated team, loyal customer base, and trusted third-party vendors ensure a steady stream of revenue.
A Complete Package
Acquiring this business means gaining access to unparalleled expertise, valuable industry relationships, existing contracts, a solid foundation, and a stellar reputation. You have two options: integrate it as a niche brand into your existing operation or continue and expand the business as-is.
While the tourism industry faced setbacks during the pandemic, this business has bounced back stronger than ever. Projections for 2023 indicate a substantial growth, showcasing a remarkable rebound after global challenges.
During the handover, you'll receive three months of guidance from the owner. Plus, you'll have access to a dedicated and enthusiastic team, ensuring a smooth transition in either direction. The reason for selling is the owner's departure from Chile in 2015 and the tour company no longer being their core business.
• Earned international travel awards and is certified by Sernatur for various Tourism Activities in Chile
• Specialized niche market tour and travel agency serving on average 350+ clients per year
• Operates remotely online
• Focus on personalized, non-touristy experiences
• Enormous potential for business scaling through social media and marketing ads Operational Excellence
This company curates exceptional experiences for travelers exploring Chile. Offerings include standard tours available for direct booking on the website, along with customized multi-day itineraries tailored to individual preferences. Revenue is generated by charging clients for expert coordination, organizational skills, and access to an extensive network that facilitates seamless travel planning. Ongoing operations primarily involve email correspondence, booking management, and reservations with partners. The team consists of the Owner who spends about 10 hours per week running the company, an Experience Manager who handles the day to day, Tour Quailty Specialist and 7 Freelance Tour Guides who work on an on-call basis.
The majority of clients hail from the USA, Canada, and Australia, primarily utilizing third-party booking platforms. A smaller portion opts for direct bookings through the company's website.
The customer base consists of well-traveled individuals with strong educational backgrounds.
The company's outstanding reputation leads to a significant number of referrals from former clients and expats residing in Chile who enthusiastically recommend their services to visiting friends and family members.
• Chile receives 4.5M foreign tourist in 2019 and the Ministry of Tourism estimates that it should be the same by the end of 2023
• Chile has ranked 8 years in a row as the Leading Adventure Tourism Destination of South American
• Chile has been recognized by World Travel Awards as the Most Romantic Destination 2015-2022
• Chile is amongst the top 10 destinations to visit - Lonely Planet and the New York Times - 2018
• Chile is a rising star for international conferences and exhibitions
• Chilean government tourism department heavily promotes to attract visitors from the USA, Europe, Brazil and other parts of the world
Total Sales: $120,288
Cash Flow: $69,633