Tour Operators: Building Trust

Before taking the leap of choosing a tour operator to take them on the “Journey of a Lifetime!®” or some other lofty promise, prospective clients will want to know who they’re dealing with, and why they should trust them. This is especially the case with travel in and around Africa, as many view it as … Continue reading

LightSpeed Releases the Wetu Importer

We’re excited to announce the latest addition to our LightSpeed store, the Wetu Importer, a plugin that syncs with the Wetu database of accommodations and allows you quickly and easily pull in information from it and load into Accommodation posts that are provided from the LSX Tour Operator plugin. If you’re developing an accommodation website in South Africa (or are having … Continue reading

LSX 1.7.0 Released

The LSX theme updates are coming thick and fast! Our lean, clean theme has had several features added and optimizations made. There’s never been a better time try out our premium WordPress theme. Lazy loading Lazy Load has been enabled, helping sites using LSX site to load faster and reduce their server load. Pages that are heavy with images will only … Continue reading

How to Join and Benefit from Safari Bookings

SafariBookings is a highly popular and well established online resource for planning safari trips. Users can easily compare a wide selection of specialized safaris, offered by nearly 200 tour tour operators. Also provided on SafariBookings is quality information and independent reviews on each provider to help users decide where and when to go on their travels. A SafariBookings account … Continue reading

Search Engine Optimization for Tour Operators

Having awesome content on your website that shows off your tour offerings is one thing, but unless people are finding you when planning their trip, thats all for nought. Effective Search Engine Optimization (SEO) can solve this issue and ensure that you’re bringing traffic to your site for the right search queries. Choosing the right … Continue reading

Marketing your Tour Operator Business Online

How does the Internet impact your tour or activity business, and how can you leverage that impact to attract new customers? We’ve put together some tips on essential elements of online marketing to help you get started. Social Media An effective presence on Social Media is important for many businesses, but especially so with tour operators. As … Continue reading

Making the best use of Trustpilot

Trustpilot is a platform for creating and reading reviews for online businesses. The site lists and promotes registered businesses for free and anyone can write a review about their own buying or service experience on Trustpilot. Any company can see and respond to that feedback. Also, for free. Benefits to SEO If you’ve ever done a search on Google … Continue reading