Sept. 2, 2021

Building A Boat Tour Franchise With Kai Kaapro, Founder of Paddle Pub - Episode #50

Building A Boat Tour Franchise With Kai Kaapro, Founder of Paddle Pub - Episode #50

Kevin and Greg chat with Kai Kaapro, CEO and founder of TourScale out of Raleigh, NC. Tourscale is a franchise of two concepts including Paddle Pub. Kai talks about how he built the company, and what it took to scale his franchise to several locations nationwide.  For more info on the Watersport & Boat Tour Operator Conference, visit the official event page for more info. 

Kai Kaapro

CEO, Tourscale

Kai Kaapro is the CEO of TourScale, a tours & activities company and franchisor based in Raleigh, North Carolina which operates Trolley Pub and Paddle Pub. He is also the managing partner of Trident Pedal, a boat and vehicle manufacturing company based in Orlando, Florida. Kai’s businesses span eighteen cities in eight states and currently employ roughly eighty people - from tour guides to marketers to mechanics.