UNITED STATES - TourismSolved, a marketing services and technology firm dedicated to helping tour and attraction operators increase bookings and profitability, announced that industry veteran Stephen Joyce has joined its team as a Business Development lead. In this role, Stephen will help expand the company’s partnerships and leverage his 15+ years in tours and attractions to help TourismSolved’s clients grow their businesses.
“Our mission from the outset has been to bring operators of all sizes marketing and technology solutions that were previously only available to the large online travel agencies," said Robin Harnish, co-founder and CEO of TourismSolved. “Adding someone with Stephen’s skills to our team builds on both of those capabilities, and we’re excited to have him on board.”
Most recently the CEO and co-founder of leading reservations system Rezgo, Stephen brings over two decades of experience working across online design, development, and marketing to TourismSolved. He has a deep knowledge of content management, e-commerce, and reservation platforms.
“The marketing as a service solution that TourismSolved has innovated is a groundbreaking way for businesses looking to increase direct bookings, and I’m excited to help bring it to more operators,” said Joyce. “I’ve known many of the TourismSolved team members for years, and their professionalism and talent are unmatched in the industry.”
With decades of marketing and technology experience in the tours and attractions space, and having already worked with dozens of operators to increase their bookings in 2021 - including helping multiple clients more than double the percentage of bookings that come direct - TourismSolved is well positioned to help tour operators grow in the coming years through a holistic approach to marketing and site development.
This unique approach combines decades of expertise in website optimization, digital marketing, content strategy/development, and an advanced integration with Google’s new things to do feature, into a single, cost-effective offering.