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Tourism

Disney World and Other U.S. Theme Parks Update Mask Rules

Masks off! Visitors to Disney and SeaWorld amusement parks in the U.S. will like the fresh air of relaxed rules under many circumstances.

Disney World and Other U.S. Theme Parks Update Mask Rules

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How to Sell a Tours and Travel Experiences Company During a Pandemic

Hornblower's acquisition of Walks and Lindblad's takeover of DuVine are great case studies. They show how young companies can land well even in times of crisis. The lessons ought to resonate across the travel sector.

How to Sell a Tours and Travel Experiences Company During a Pandemic

Online Travel

Pandemic May Revive Fortunes of Virtual Reality and 360-Degree Travel Content in a Few Niches

Virtual reality has been the next big thing for years, and it always will be. But despite skepticism, the technology shows a potential to help the travel sector in a few specific, high margin cases.

Pandemic May Revive Fortunes of Virtual Reality and 360-Degree Travel Content in a Few Niches

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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

Tourism

Singapore Steamrolls Casino Resorts to Invest $6.7 Billion More in Tourist Attractions

The iconic Marina Bay Sands will get a fourth tower. There will also be a new concert arena. Over at Resorts World, there’ll be two new hotels, a bigger Universal Studios, and an oceanarium. Singapore’s way of getting casino resorts to improve the city’s tourism appeal is smart and fair — never mind that it’s a bit of coercion. The resorts wouldn’t invest more if they weren't benefiting.

Singapore Steamrolls Casino Resorts to Invest $6.7 Billion More in Tourist Attractions

Tourism

Why Aren’t Visitors Splurging in Crazy Rich Singapore?

Singapore grapples with affordability, as seen in drops in shopping, dining, and hotel spending by tourists, who are also staying a shorter time. Going for more high-yield tourists and giving them the value they'd expect from paying high prices is the solution, and Singapore must do it fast. Here's why.

Why Aren’t Visitors Splurging in Crazy Rich Singapore?

Tourism

Miami to Open $305 Million Science Museum With Some Hotel-Bed Tax Funding

The science museum has struggled to get as much financial support as it needed. With public money making up some of the difference, the institution needs smart outreach and marketing to help visitor numbers meet expectations.

Miami to Open $305 Million Science Museum With Some Hotel-Bed Tax Funding