Eight honest tips for travel entrepreneurs and their startups
This is a guest article by Jason Demant, co-founder of Unanchor.com. He recently had the opportunity to interview Jim and discussed what advice he would give new entrepreneurs.
NB: This is a guest article by Jason Demant, co-founder of Unanchor.com.
Jim Hornthal previously founded Preview Travel which was one of the first companies to sell travel online. Preview ended up going public in 1997 and then merged with Travelocity.com to create the 3rd most popular website at the time (only behind EBay and Amazon).
His current company, Triporati, is perhaps akin to a Pandora of destination discovery, helping consumers discover their perfect vacation destination.
I recently had the opportunity to interview Jim and discussed what advice he would give new entrepreneurs.
He jokingly says that no one ever takes his advice, but he keeps on giving it. If you’re thinking of (or already have) started a company, here are eight tips from Jim Hornthal: