TITLE

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED

AUTHOR(S)
SPILLMAN, BENJAMIN
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);2/23/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 8, pP6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the strategies of tour operator Quartermasterpoint to stay profitable during an economic downturn. The company operates Pink Jeep Tours Las Vegas with the Tour Trekkers package at the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Another option offered so as to diversify the firm's product line is the Flower tour at the Death Valley National Park in Nevada. The company has also added a stripped-down tour for its Grand Canyon Airlines brand.
ACCESSION #
40538030

 

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