Articles tagged “bokun”

Online Travel

Peek CEO Pegs AI Tools for Tour Operators as Priority in 2024

Peek CEO Ruzwana Bashir isn’t looking for an exit and instead says she wants to be the biggest independent company providing operating systems for tours and expenses businesses.

Peek CEO Pegs AI Tools for Tour Operators as Priority in 2024

Tour Operators

Regiondo May Be for Sale After Rezdy-Checkfront Merger

There are an estimated 200 reservation technology providers available in the tours and activities sector. Whether consolidation amongst key platforms will bring meaningful benefits for tour operators remains to be seen.

Regiondo May Be for Sale After Rezdy-Checkfront Merger

Online Travel

Is Tripadvisor Really the Best Ticket to Ride the Recovery?

A theory made the rounds several years ago that Tripadvisor would be the next Booking.com. OK, that didn't happen, but dealt a bad hand by Google, Tripadvisor has been busy remaking itself. It's been a very long and uneven slog.

Is Tripadvisor Really the Best Ticket to Ride the Recovery?

Ground Transport

TripAdvisor Exec Accuses GetYourGuide of Fear-Mongering

TripAdvisor and Booking Holdings are seemingly playing nice and fair with the tours and activities companies for now, but what happens five years from now when competition gets more intense and extracting profits is more of a mandate? Will push come to shove?

Business Travel

Expedia CEO Admits Tours Business Is Underfunded

Expedia and Ctrip are the two large online travel companies that have so far not acquired a technology partner to foster the growth of their tours and activities' businesses. GetYourGuide argues that these tech/connectivity companies should remain independent, but how long will it be before some of these smaller companies get scooped up?

Online Travel

Why Everybody Now Wants a Piece of the Tours and Activities Sector

Large travel corporations can't seem to get enough of the tours and activities space. It's one to watch as the year unfolds. Deals can be a great way to get a foot in the door, but don't forget to make sure there is a strategic fit — and, of course, that the price is right.

Why Everybody Now Wants a Piece of the Tours and Activities Sector