5.    Expense Drivers

 The major expense drivers will include the cost of;

  • Round trip air fare,
  • Labor and materials related to culturally significant activities,
  • Lodging and meals, and
  • Local transportation.

In addition, fixed costs associated with operating the company will play a significant role in overall profitability.  The following section involving a description of financial projections and modeling will describe how these drivers result in projected results of operations.