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Articles tagged “intrepid travel”

Tourism

Domestic U.S. Tourism Growth Levels Off as Americans Head Overseas

If U.S. domestic tourism businesses want to hold on to the post-pandemic gains with Americans, they better upgrade their marketing strategies and experience offerings.

Domestic U.S. Tourism Growth Levels Off as Americans Head Overseas

Tourism

San Francisco’s Struggling Downtown Is Hurting Tourism Rebound

What makes San Francisco such a great destination seems to reside more outside of its downtown area.

San Francisco’s Struggling Downtown Is Hurting Tourism Rebound

Tour Operators

Tackling Tourism’s Living Wage Issue

Tourism has never been a silver bullet for alleviating poverty and it often has adverse consequences. So just how far a push for living wage standards will go remains to be seen.

Tackling Tourism’s Living Wage Issue

Tourism

What Iceland’s Wilco Concert Says About Its Tourism Recovery

Iceland's post-pandemic recovery is shaping up to be more diverse in lodging, activities and visitors.

What Iceland’s Wilco Concert Says About Its Tourism Recovery

News Blog

Intrepid Travel’s ‘Planet-Friendly’ Ad Banned

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered Intrepid Travel to remove a misleading advert. While the Australian headquartered travel company is known for being transparent about its climate-conscious approach as a B-Corp company, the misstep points to the broader issue of how easily sustainability can lead to perceived greenwashing within the industry. The advert featured…

Tourism

Tourism Industry Warns: NAACP’s Florida Travel Advisory Could Hurt Black Businesses

Many in the tourism industry are unhappy with the direction Florida is taking in its restrictive policies toward marginalized communities, but they don't believe the solution is to avoid traveling to the state.

Tourism Industry Warns: NAACP’s Florida Travel Advisory Could Hurt Black Businesses

Overtourism

Out of the Zoom, Into the Geyser: Skift Team Reunites for Annual Retreat in Rebounding Iceland

The dual-purpose Skift annual retreat — bonding with our globally dispersed team and an immersive deep dive into a globally relevant destination — is on this week, and comes a full circle almost a decade later.

Out of the Zoom, Into the Geyser: Skift Team Reunites for Annual Retreat in Rebounding Iceland

Tour Operators

Peru’s Machu Picchu Solution: Tour Operators Developing New Trekking Region

With over 25,000 miles of Inca Main Road to explore, alternative routes to the world-famous Machu Picchu Inca citadel trek are being scouted. And it's long overdue.

Peru’s Machu Picchu Solution: Tour Operators Developing New Trekking Region

Tourism

Why So Many Souvenirs Gather Dust on Travelers’ Shelves

Souvenirs are an essential part of the travel experience, but they still haven't under gone the revolution like other parts of the travel economy. New innovative ways to support local artisans and communities in tourism are still unrealized.

Why So Many Souvenirs Gather Dust on Travelers’ Shelves

Tour Operators

Intrepid Travel Narrows Losses With Record-Breaking Bookings

Intrepid Travel has hinged its return to profitability on continuous investment into product innovation and its people. Now, a record-breaking start to 2023 sees it turn the dial from revival to thrive mode.

Intrepid Travel Narrows Losses With Record-Breaking Bookings