Articles tagged “g adventures”

Tour Operators

The Complexities of the Tour Operator Supply Chain: A Guide

Breaking down the tour operator supply chain reveals interesting insights about why some tour operators succeed — and others don't — and how so many seemingly different companies all fit together under one big tent.

The Complexities of the Tour Operator Supply Chain: A Guide

Online Travel

Travel Investor Certares Places $354 Million Bet on Aviation Service Firm Avia Solutions Group

No niche purchase this time round, but a more rounded investment in a wide-ranging aerospace business group. Find out more when Certares founder Greg O’Hara speaks at Skift Global Forum in New York next week.

Travel Investor Certares Places $354 Million Bet on Aviation Service Firm Avia Solutions Group

Business Travel

Can This New Global Community Tourism Network Shift Business Models?

The industry is clamoring for ways to "build back better." Planeterra, created by the founder of G Adventures, is expanding its community tourism model to do just that. Now the ball is in the court of destinations, resorts and tour companies — will they commit to partnering with their communities?

Can This New Global Community Tourism Network Shift Business Models?

Business Travel

Tour Operator Intrepid Travel Gets Large Minority Investment from French Investor

This investment in Intrepid caps intense interest from private equity investors in the multi-day tour operator sector over the last few years, and the expected post-pandemic travel boom will likely see many more such deals happen.

Tour Operator Intrepid Travel Gets Large Minority Investment from French Investor

Business Travel

G Adventures Attracts Investment From Private Equity Firm Certares

With plenty of dinero within reach, Certares is in a position to latch onto companies that fit into trends that the PE firm believes will be at the forefront when a post-Covid travel recovery finally takes hold. G Adventures apparently fits the bill.

G Adventures Attracts Investment From Private Equity Firm Certares

Business Travel

The Time Is Now to Redefine Overtourism and Be More Responsible Travelers

Uncontrollable crowds and travel-induced community disruption happen in even less-visited tourist destinations, says a leading tour operator. His message: Don't waste an opportunity like the pandemic. Please don't rebuild to just the way things were at the end of 2019.

The Time Is Now to Redefine Overtourism and Be More Responsible Travelers
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SkiftX

Why Community Tourism, Redefined, Is the Future of Post-Pandemic Travel

Community tourism is a concept that places emphasis on bridging the economic and social divides between travelers and locals that is gaining prominence in the travel industry. As we learn in the case studies below from G Adventures, the pioneers of community tourism, redefined, it also has the potential to empower the industry employees who organize, lead, and sell travel experiences to customers.

Why Community Tourism, Redefined, Is the Future of Post-Pandemic Travel
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SkiftX

New Instabook: Reimagining Travel in a Post-Pandemic World

With the global travel industry at a standstill, it’s time to rethink, restart, and rejuvenate what travel could and should look like in a post-pandemic world.

New Instabook: Reimagining Travel in a Post-Pandemic World
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Overtourism

The Ripple Effect: Redefining Community Tourism and its Power to Transform Lives

As the global travel industry enters a new era of responsibility, how we define and measure the impact of community tourism must evolve beyond the traditional understanding of community-based tourism as a tool for community development. When done right, everyone wins – local people and businesses are empowered to thrive, travelers return home with a greater sense of connectedness, and everyone working in tourism benefits.

The Ripple Effect: Redefining Community Tourism and its Power to Transform Lives

Tourism

Are Cultural Tours Built on Exploitation?

Cultural tours to communities of color involve many parties: travel advisors, tour operators, service providers, travelers themselves, and more. So who's responsible for making sure that a trip to an indigenous community or a historically black neighborhood is carried out ethically?

Are Cultural Tours Built on Exploitation?