Articles tagged “peek”

Online Travel

The Battle Over Tours and Activities Reservation Systems Rages On

FareHarbor and Bokun act as if they're unstoppably on the way to becoming giants. But the market for booking systems for sightseeing and experience operators remains very much in flux.

The Battle Over Tours and Activities Reservation Systems Rages On

Online Travel

Activities Tech Provider Peek Raises $23 Million

The latest investment comes just in time for Peek, a maker of enterprise software. Its rivals FareHarbor and Bokun have recently been snapped up by larger acquirers Booking Holdings and TripAdvisor. Clocks are ticking.

Activities Tech Provider Peek Raises $23 Million

Online Travel

Tours and Activities Race for Dominance in 6 Charts

Viator leads in online tours and activities, as Skift Research's new analysis shows, but being in first also puts a target on its back. Rivals are working hard to close the gap and the race is far from over.

Tours and Activities Race for Dominance in 6 Charts

Online Travel

Peek Acquires Zozi’s Assets in Further Consolidation of Tours and Activities Tech Sector

The market for software to tour merchants is fragmented without a single clear leader. Yet Peek now has an advantageous position, thanks to the acquisition of the assets of one of its chief rivals.

Peek Acquires Zozi’s Assets in Further Consolidation of Tours and Activities Tech Sector

Business Travel

Tours and Activities Providers Still Have Doubts About the Internet

T&A's love-hate relationship with the internet continues. They love the online reviews, but are reluctant to use the internet as a distribution channel.

Tours and Activities Providers Still Have Doubts About the Internet

Tour Operators

Peek CEO Ruzwana Bashir: How Mobile Technology Empowers Tour Operators

As tour operators become more nimble with their use of mobile technology, they'll be able to strengthen their appeal to consumers who are looking to purchase tours and activities on demand.

Peek CEO Ruzwana Bashir: How Mobile Technology Empowers Tour Operators

Online Travel

Video: Why Peek Still Sees Opportunity in the Tours and Activities Market

Peek is competing in the online tours and activities booking space because it built a mobile-friendly platform where tour operators can better manage and sell their product in real-time.

Video: Why Peek Still Sees Opportunity in the Tours and Activities Market

Startups

Peek Raises $10 Million, JetBlue Invests in Ride-Sharing in Travel Startup Funding This Week

Peek boasts that it provides a great booking experience on both desktop and mobile devices, which at this stage in the game is a must if tours and activities platforms hope to keep pace with consumer demands and behavior.

Peek Raises $10 Million, JetBlue Invests in Ride-Sharing in Travel Startup Funding This Week

Online Travel

Tours Land Grab Under Way as FareHarbor Gives Temporary Lifeline to Zerve

It is a war zone in tours and activities this week as all of the platform players are scrambling to pick up the pieces of Zerve.

Tours Land Grab Under Way as FareHarbor Gives Temporary Lifeline to Zerve

Online Travel

Sharing Economy Can’t Save Tour Guides, says Tour Startup CEO

Something can't be dead if it never lived. In terms of real consumer traction, peer-to-peer tour guide businesses, however well-intentioned, never won broad acceptance. The economics of these businesses didn't enable them to achieve any kind of scale.

Sharing Economy Can’t Save Tour Guides, says Tour Startup CEO