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Articles tagged “tour operators”

Tourism

The Ozempic Era Will Force the Travel Industry to Adapt

If travel companies are not thinking about the impact of GLP-1s on their bottom line yet – in 2024 they will.

The Ozempic Era Will Force the Travel Industry to Adapt

Tourism

Paris Reaches for More of Travelers’ Gold

Today's podcast looks at Paris’ tax reach, key trends in luxury travel, and TUI’s stock moves.

Paris Reaches for More of Travelers’ Gold

Tour Operators

Married Yet Solo: More Women Are Traveling Without Their Plus-Ones

A growing trend of married older women traveling solo points to a broader societal shift of lifestyle choices as travel companies adapt to this diverse demographic with tailored and safe experiences.

Married Yet Solo: More Women Are Traveling Without Their Plus-Ones

Tour Operators

WeRoad Boosts Growth for DIY Tours With Novice Guides

WeRoad is turning spontaneous travel into a full-time profession for its community of trip coordinators who initially joined by leading tours without any trip-planning experience.

WeRoad Boosts Growth for DIY Tours With Novice Guides

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb to Accelerate Artificial Intelligence Efforts With New Acquisition

Today's podcast discusses Airbnb's AI investment, Riyadh Air's ambitions, and Turkey's tourism cooling.

Airbnb to Accelerate Artificial Intelligence Efforts With New Acquisition

Startups

DiDi Autonomous Driving Raises $149 Million for Robotaxis: Startup Funding Roundup

DiDi said robotaxis will be available on its rideshare app by 2025, and Regent Craft said it will begin testing electric seagliders next year.

DiDi Autonomous Driving Raises $149 Million for Robotaxis: Startup Funding Roundup

Startups

Habyt Raises $42 Million for Home and Hotel Rental Platform: Startup Funding Roundup

Three tech-enabled property managers — typically less affected by increasing short-term rental regulations — have announced fundraises recently.

Habyt Raises $42 Million for Home and Hotel Rental Platform: Startup Funding Roundup
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Tour Operators

3 Ways to Start Building a More Transparent Travel Company

With the need for responsible, ethical, and sustainable travel more acute than ever, demonstrating transparency in business reporting and operations is a key way for travel companies to not only build consumer trust, but also drive revenue and achieve long-term growth.

3 Ways to Start Building a More Transparent Travel Company

Travel Booking

Tourist Attractions and Experiences See Big Price Jumps

Travel is not getting any cheaper, as significant price increases across specific categories of experiences over the last four years, highlight the interplay of various economic, social, and market factors.

Tourist Attractions and Experiences See Big Price Jumps

Tour Operators

TUI Returns to Profit, Eyes Shifts From Extreme Weather

TUI is acutely aware that its holiday package tours could be prone to seasonality shifts, as the group has just had to deal with the impact of severe weather warnings and wildfires. Despite all this and rising prices, travel demand from its main markets remains strong.

TUI Returns to Profit, Eyes Shifts From Extreme Weather