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Articles tagged “experiences”

Hotels

Marriott and MGM Resorts Loyalty Tie-Up Goes Live

Marriott's strategic move not only aims to boost hotel revenue but also provides travelers with loyalty redemption opportunities for MGM Resorts entertainment.

Marriott and MGM Resorts Loyalty Tie-Up Goes Live

Short-Term Rentals

What’s Next For Airbnb: AI, Co-Hosting, Experiences, and the ‘Heartland’

Airbnb has been talking about introducing non-core services for an extended period. It's an educated bet that some will trickle out this year.

What’s Next For Airbnb: AI, Co-Hosting, Experiences, and the ‘Heartland’

Cruises

Lindblad and Disney to Boost Marketing of National Geographic Cruises

A greatly expanded marketing deal with Disney's National Geographic brand, plus record earnings and revenue, might steer Lindblad Expedition into new waters for potential acquisition.

Lindblad and Disney to Boost Marketing of National Geographic Cruises

News Blog

IDEAS: Icon of the Seas Features the World’s Largest Kinetic Art Installation

Guests on Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas will now have the opportunity to see the world’s largest kinetic art installation. Credit: Breakfast Measuring 14 meters tall and 15.3 meters wide, ‘The Pearl’ was designed by Brooklyn-based new media artist Breakfast, and is composed of almost 3,000 tiles that have been designed to replicate natural…

News Blog

IDEAS: Destination Canada Launches New Winter Pickleball Spa

Destination Canada has launched the the DinkDunk Pickleball Spa, the world’s first pop-up winter pickleball spa. Credit: Destination Canada The experience will give visitors the opportunity to take part in a game of America's fastest growing sport, followed by a cold plunge inspired by the latest wellness trend taking hold of the internet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPehPlxh1MY A…

Tour Operators

EasyJet Expands TUI Musement Tours and Activities Partnership

TUI Musement's latest partnership expansion in the UK points to a shake-up in the business-to-business landscape of the experiences sector.

EasyJet Expands TUI Musement Tours and Activities Partnership

Tour Operators

Klook Launches Banking Partnership to Bolster Thai Travel to Japan

Klook's partnership with Krungsri signals its first step in growing its Pan-Asian travel marketplace footprint since its funding raise at the end of last year.

Klook Launches Banking Partnership to Bolster Thai Travel to Japan
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Partnerships

Skift Megatrends Video: How Experiences Are Reshaping Brand Loyalty

In a discussion at the 2024 Skift Megatrends event, Joe Mason of Allianz Partners emphasized the importance of sending customers a clear message that caring for them is a brand’s top priority. Travel companies that focus on personalizing every consumer touchpoint will be the winners in the battle for brand loyalty.

Skift Megatrends Video: How Experiences Are Reshaping Brand Loyalty

Tour Operators

Viator Bets on Boosting Brand Awareness in Experiences Market

Viator is one of the most prominent players in selling tours and activities online. Still, most consumers remain unaware of its extensive offering, underscoring the opportunity for the experience economy in 2024.

Viator Bets on Boosting Brand Awareness in Experiences Market

News Blog

GetYourGuide Appoints New Chief People Officer

Experience marketplace GetYourGuide has appointed Genevieve Vancutsem-Zednik as its chief people officer. Vancutsem-Zednik's role will become effective in March. She will oversee the talent management and culture of the company, headquartered in Berlin, with 800 employees across its 17 offices worldwide. Johannes Reck, GetYourGuide co-founder and CEO, said the appointment is well-suited to the company’s…