Articles tagged “g adventures”

News Blog

Machu Picchu Shut Down: Tour Operators Grapple with Peru’s Political Turmoil

Political unrest continues to unravel tourism recovery in Peru. Tour operators were forced to evacuate tourists and halt tours to Machu Picchu over the weekend due to ongoing violent protests and widespread service disruptions. Both Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail hike to the famous site have been closed indefinitely. Hundreds of tourists were left…

Hotels

Marriott’s CEO Is Tired of U.S. Visa Wait Times

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at recent comments by Marriott’s CEO, travel tech insights from the Empire State Building, and restructuring at G Adventures.

Marriott’s CEO Is Tired of U.S. Visa Wait Times

Tour Operators

G Adventures Restructures With Holding Company Primed for New Acquisitions

G Adventures founder Bruce Poon Tip wants to bring about change, both within his company's organizational structure and across the global tourism playing field. He believes community is the route to take, as the company readies for seemingly long-overdue acquisitions.

G Adventures Restructures With Holding Company Primed for New Acquisitions

News Blog

Geopolitical and Economic Turmoil Is Reordering Where Travelers Go in 2023

A mix of international tensions, economic turmoil, and political tension is causing many travelers to rethink the destinations they're prioritizing on their "bucket lists" in 2023, according to an article on Wednesday in Toronto's The Globe and Mail. The most obvious example is Russia, which many Western tourists have avoided since its 2022 invasion of…

Hotels

Edition’s Slow Burn Growth Heats Up

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at the Edition hotel brand’s growth, Japan’s relaunched travel discount program, and G Adventures’ technology investment.

Edition’s Slow Burn Growth Heats Up

News Blog

G Adventures Invests in Restorative Tourism Platform Reforest

Adventure travel specialist G Adventures has made a “significant financial investment” in Reforest, a digital platform that connects travelers with local communities that are restoring their ecosystems using reforestation. Reforest, which is based in Brisbane, Australia, said it enables travelers to give back by having their own trees planted in places where community tourism relies…

Tour Operators

Full Video: G Adventures Founder at Skift Global Forum 2022

Although G Adventures founder Bruce Poon Tip has been critical of the travel industry, he believes that tourism can be a vehicle to enhance local communities worldwide — if done efficiently.

Full Video: G Adventures Founder at Skift Global Forum 2022

Tourism

Qatar Tourism Puts David Beckham in the Marketing Game

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at David Beckham playing for Qatar, hotel exec’s optimism, and tourism “quality” over quantity.

Qatar Tourism Puts David Beckham in the Marketing Game

Overtourism

Tourist Destinations Face Dilemma Switching From Quantity to ‘Quality’ Visitor Strategies

In the pursuit of higher quality tourists, destinations need to make sure they maintain a diversity of tourists and local businesses.

Tourist Destinations Face Dilemma Switching From Quantity to ‘Quality’ Visitor Strategies

Tour Operators

Why Tour Operators Are Emerging as Travel’s Most Vocal Leaders for Sustainability

The global focus on sustainability will be the catalyst for the asset light and human-focused tour operator sector going mainstream.

Why Tour Operators Are Emerging as Travel’s Most Vocal Leaders for Sustainability