35 years in Business Reinventing the Cruise Ship Tour Guide Industry
In This Episode
Beth explains how she founded Aquila Tours to support the cruise ship industry in Saint John, New Brunswick in Eastern Canada after observing that the support industry needed significant improvement. She describes Aquila Tours online training programs for tour operators, tour guides and cruise ship destinations and how she and her team built Aquila into an international company.
Founder, Aquila Tours
- Beth Hatt moved to Saint John in 1981, founded Aquila Tours the following year and has been recognized as one of the Top 25 People to Watch in Atlantic Canada as well as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada.
- Aquila Tours celebrated 35 years in business in 2017 after building a strong customer base in the Carribbean and Central America coaching other operators and training tour guides to embrace the best practices in the cruise industry.