Pivoting from Physical to Virtual Touring Experiences Using a Local Geo Service Domain with Javier Wallace
Welcome to this episode of Kickstart Commerce podcast where we interview Javier Wallace, a doctoral student at The University of Texas at Austin and serial entrepreneur having co-founded global and local tourism companies, most recently BlackAustinTours.com.
Today Javier and I dive deep into discussing:
- His doctoral research surrounding race, class, gender, labor migration, nationality and transnationalism from the United States, Latin America, and Caribbean
- How he discovered a passion for tourism and took the leap into entrepreneurship founding AfroLatino Travel and BlackPackas.
- How deep familial roots in Texas, specifically Austin, led to founding BlackAustinTours.com
- How his business and the tourism industry in general has been impacted by COVID