Making Tourism Translation Profitable

Formats: Webinar presentations
Topics: Getting established in the translation industry
Services and specialization
Productivity tools
Business of Translation and Interpreting
Translation in Travel & Tourism
Business skills for translators

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Language:English
Duration:60 minutes
Summary:Find out about to be a productive and therefore profitable travel specialist The kind of clients you'll work for The types of translations involved Tools you can use to increase your productivity The skills needed to be productive and profitable How to charge for different projects Why it's worth specialising in
Description
Interested in translating for the travel/tourism industry? Find out what you need to know to make this a profitable specialism. Whether you're just getting started as a translator or looking to expand into other fields, this webinar will give you the tools and skills to make tourism pay.

Course program:

  • What kinds of clients you might work for as a travel and tourism translator
  • What kinds of projects you might work on
  • The skills you'll need to be successful
  • How to improve your productivity and profitability
  • How to charge profitably
  • Why it's worth specialising in


  • Target audience
    Freelancers starting in the translation industry, those looking to specialise, translators interested in tourism/travel
    Learning objectives
    In this webinar you'll learn:

    What's involved in tourism translation and how to make it profitable
    Tools and skills you can use to improve your profit margins for travel/tourism
    How to charge for different projects
    Why it can be a useful specialism
    Program
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    What kinds of clients you might work for as a travel and tourism translator
    What kinds of projects you might work on
    The skills you'll need to be successful
    How to improve your productivity and profitability
    How to charge profitably
    Why it's worth specialising in
    Virtual platform system requirements (click to expand)
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    For PC-based Users:

    • Required: Windows Vista – Windows 10
    • Required: Google Chrome v39 or later; Mozilla Firefox v34 or later; Internet Explorer v8 or later (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
    • Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
    • NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

    • Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
    • Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)


    For Mac®-based Users:

    • Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
    • Required: Microsoft Edge; Apple Safari v6 or later
    • Required software: GoToWebinar desktop app; JavaScript enabled
    • NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

    • Internet Connection Required: 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
    • Recommended: 2GB or more of RAM (recommended)

    Join from Android

    • Operating system: Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or later
    • Internet connection: 3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio)
    • Software: Free GoToWebinar App from the Google Play Store



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    Registration and payment information (click to expand)
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    Trainer
     Lucy Williams    View feedback | View all courses
    Bio: Lucy Williams is a freelance Spanish-to-English translator and copywriter. She passed the DipTrans (CIOL) in 2015 with two merits and has been working in translation since 2009. Lucy specialises in fashion, marketing and tourism and also translates art and social sciences. Read Lucy's articles about translation and transcreation at translatorstudio.co.uk.
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