News articles in Management

How to Create A Profitable Niche

(Blue Ocean - June 18, 2014) --Having a strong niche is usually beneficial for travel agents, but turning that niche into a profitable business takes planning and a high level of commitment.

“You can’t just sell a specialty – you have to live and breathe that specialty,” said consultant Nolan Burris, president of Future Proof Travel Solutions, who recently added a webinar on niche travel to his Boot Camp Video Training series for travel sellers.

Blue Ocean Business Summit Attendees Ride the Waves of Change

(Blue Ocean - Monday June 9, 2014) -- The Blue Ocean Business Summit, a first-ever online industry gathering, took place June 2-6, 2014.  The new business event invited all stakeholders to the table to discuss the future of the dive industry and the imperative to bring the ocean into their businesses as a full partner.

Big Ocean, Big Picture - DAY 1 Blue Ocean Business Summit Kicks Off Monday June

(Blue Ocean - Friday May 30, 2014) -- The Blue Ocean Business Summit kicks off on Monday June 2, 2014. This free online industry event calls all stakeholders to the table for a game-changing gathering of trailblazers who are making a difference while making a living. 

The first day is entitled Big Ocean, Big Picture and gives online participants a powerful grounding on the new way of doing business that will help business owners and travelers ride the waves of change occurring in our industry and world.

Dive Industry Foundation to give away business education packages at DEMA Show 2

(Blue Ocean -- October 31, 2013) --This year the Dive Industry Foundation will be introducing two Business Programs at DEMA Show 2013 in Orlando, Florida on November 6-9, 2013 that can help you increase sales.  "Hypergrow Your Business" is a FUN Book & Workbook combination that will get you quickly to the important money-making tactics of business. 

What's Getting in the Way of Your Dive Travel Productivity?

(Blue Ocean - October 24, 2013) -- A study conducted by and AOL found that the average worker admitted to wasting just over two hours of each eight-hour workday on non-job-related activities.  One quarter of each day is lost to lost productivity.

Survey Findings help Exhibitors Stand out at DEMA Show 2013.

(Blue Ocean - October 22, 2013) -- The Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) conducts annual Exhibitor and Attendee surveys following each Show with the goal of finding the best way to serve the Industry.

DEMA Invites Industry To Strategic Visioning Session

(Blue Ocean Network - May 24, 2011) -- The Diving Equipment and Marketing Association invites industry members to a strategic visioning session in Long Beach on Sunday June 5, 2011 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California, in conjunction with Scuba Show 2011.

Scubaocity offers a Dive Booking, Tracking and Marketing System for Dive Busines

(Blue Ocean Network - November 14, 2010) - Scubaocity is a new dive booking, reservation tracking and marketing system for dive retailers and dive operators.  The management tool and booking engine promises an easy cohesive framework for dive businesses to collect, access, process, analyze and disseminate data that is vital to a company's success.

Bahamas Diving Association Launches Dive Travel Booking Engine

(Blue Ocean Network - March 30, 2010) -- The Bahamas Diving Association and Bahamas Ministry of Tourism have gone live with a custom built dive travel booking engine created for the Bahamas by Segnant Technologies of Dallas, Texas.

(Blue Ocean Network - Nov 9, 2010) -- Sales Trainer John Boe writes that selling during challenging economic periods can be frustrating, but they can also be beneficial to the salesperson. Adversity can strengthen, weaken or harden. 

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