Articles tagged “tour operators”

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

Tour Operators

U.S. National Parks Reservation Requirements May Deter Global Tourists

Limited booking windows for American national parks made sense amid the surging number of domestic visitors. With the resumption of international travel, the customer base has now changed. U.S. national parks may have to rethink their new reservation systems moving forward.

U.S. National Parks Reservation Requirements May Deter Global Tourists

Tour Operators

TUI CEO Friedrich Joussen Is Stepping Down

Growing numbers of travel businesses are making leadership changes to ready themselves for the next chapter. In TUI's case, the CEO believes change at the top is needed after mastering the "existential crisis."

TUI CEO Friedrich Joussen Is Stepping Down

Tour Operators

U.S. Tour Operators Proceed Carefully on Cuba Trips With Eye on 2024 Elections

U.S. tour operators may not have long to take advantage of the eased travel restrictions to Cuba. So they're not wasting time during their preparations because legally taking travelers to the island is very complicated.

U.S. Tour Operators Proceed Carefully on Cuba Trips With Eye on 2024 Elections

Tourism

Sri Lanka Tourism Chief Resigns Under Pressure, Then Warns of Industry Cartel

The Sri Lanka tourism chief’s resignation letter has enough warning signs for the country’s tourism industry. Now, if only someone is listening.

Sri Lanka Tourism Chief Resigns Under Pressure, Then Warns of Industry Cartel

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Are Travel’s Last Big Sector Ready for Digital Transformation

The tour operator sector feels like the hotel industry of yesteryear. With billions in market value hiding in plain sight, it seems primed to have its decade of intense innovation.

Tour Operators Are Travel’s Last Big Sector Ready for Digital Transformation

Tour Operators

U.S. Tour Operators Face Heat for Not Taking Stand on Anti-LGBTQ Laws

Tour operators angry about states enacting anti-LGBT laws shouldn't reward those places. Those companies can absolutely find more welcoming destinations for their guests.

U.S. Tour Operators Face Heat for Not Taking Stand on Anti-LGBTQ Laws

Travel Agents

Latin America Is Showing a Resurgence of Group Travel

Extended family and friends’ groups, delayed weddings and graduation trips are contributing to a revival in group travel in destinations like Argentina, Colombia, Perú, Paraguay and Bolivia. The residual effect is that travel agents are in demand again, and back into bricks-and-mortar offices to help travelers plan more book these trips asap.

Latin America Is Showing a Resurgence of Group Travel

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Consider Adding Fuel Surcharges to the Price of Trips

Tour operators will try to avoid adding fuel surcharges to their trips for as long as possible. They're aware that making their trips more expensive could put a dent in their recovery because consumers will only tolerate higher prices to a certain extent.

Tour Operators Consider Adding Fuel Surcharges to the Price of Trips

Tour Operators

TUI CEO Sees More Premium and Shorter Notice Bookings

All in all, it's looking like TUI will have a good summer that may just exceed pre-Covid levels.

TUI CEO Sees More Premium and Shorter Notice Bookings