A receptive tour operator sells your product, whether it’s included in a tour itinerary or is sold alone, to tour operators and/or travel agents. They are a wholesaler and do not sell directly to the public. They produce a tariff that gives the specifics and rates for all products they carry.
Hosting a fam tour for a tour operator is a very effective method of educating an overseas operator about your product and, therefore, increasing the advertising they will do for you in that market.
Rocky Mountain International is in its 24th year promoting “The Great American West” region of Idaho, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, and North Dakota in six International markets – the UK, Italy, Australia and New Zealand, France, Germany, and the Benelux region.
RMI’s annual Roundup was just held this year in Kalispell, Montana. This annual event is held each spring in one of our four states. It is a mini trade show in which regional suppliers meet with tour operators from each of our overseas markets to discuss their products and conduct business.