Articles tagged “getyourguide”

Online Travel

Despegar More Upbeat on Latin America Economic Climate Than in U.S. and Europe

Latin American economies frequently seem to be in shambles, but there are positive developments on the inflation front as far as Despegar is concerned.

Despegar More Upbeat on Latin America Economic Climate Than in U.S. and Europe

Airlines

What Skift Aviation Forum Revealed About Airlines

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at takeaways from Skift Aviation Forum, GetYourGuide's shift, and how law firms save on business travel.

What Skift Aviation Forum Revealed About Airlines

Online Travel

Why GetYourGuide Is Giving Its ‘Originals’ Tours Offering a Pause

The power of performance data to improve the customer experience remains a driving force for GetYourGuide. In a case of iron sharpening iron, the pioneering insights from its Originals brand will level the playing field across its entire marketplace as the private label format is put on hold.

Why GetYourGuide Is Giving Its ‘Originals’ Tours Offering a Pause

News Blog

Tours and Activities Companies Launch Standards Association

Nearly three dozen tours and activities operators, reservation systems, and distributors debuted a non-profit association geared to formulate connectivity standards. Source: Reuters The 501c3 association, Open Connectivity for Tours, Activities & Attractions intends to promote an open source specification "to enable reservation and ticketing system providers and tour, activity and attraction ticket sellers to connect…

Tour Operators

TUI Musement’s New CEO Tries to Use the Operator Legacy to Advantage in Tours and Activities

TUI Musement is an up-an-comer in the tours and activities space because of the parent company's huge base, and it knows how to run a tour. Now it has to execute on the digital challenge.

TUI Musement’s New CEO Tries to Use the Operator Legacy to Advantage in Tours and Activities

Travel Technology

Travel’s Pandemic Digital Push Was Just the Start

The digital ease of booking travel is growing post-pandemic and it's only the beginning.

Travel’s Pandemic Digital Push Was Just the Start

Tourism

Russia Travel: Who’s In, Who’s Out

The global travel industry is split over doing business in Russia, although the vast majority of companies are abiding by the relevant economic sanctions. Moral outrage, self-interest, and disparate views over harming ordinary Russians are clashing big time.

Russia Travel: Who’s In, Who’s Out

Online Travel

Expedia Ceases Sales to and From Russia

Expedia Group stepped out of the pack and ceased offering travel to and from Russia because of Putin's invasion of Ukraine. The company doesn't have a ton of Russia-related business, so even if the move is more symbolic than anything else, it is an important statement.

Expedia Ceases Sales to and From Russia

Online Travel

The Tripadvisor Earnings Call That Became a Sales Pitch for Viator

Whether it is hotel-like commission levels on the online travel agencies, new product features, or market share gains, Tripadvisor was unabashedly selling the virtues of a Viator IPO — or deal. It's not a winner-take-all market, but rivals have narrowed any competitive gap.

The Tripadvisor Earnings Call That Became a Sales Pitch for Viator

Travel Booking

Expedia Gives GetYourGuide Big Lift and 9 Other Travel Stories This Week

In big travel news this week, Skift looked Expedia partnering with GetYourGuide to help give it a big U.S. presence, four airlines that made more on ancillaries than ticket sales in 2020, and what the retirement of longtime CEO David Kong means for the future of Best Western.

Expedia Gives GetYourGuide Big Lift and 9 Other Travel Stories This Week