Articles tagged “tours and activities”

Startups

Electric Plane, Corporate Retreats, AI Trip Planner: Startup Funding Roundup

Multiple travel startups raised nearly half of a billion dollars a couple of weeks ago. It's a bigger group again this week, but they're all smaller numbers this time.

Electric Plane, Corporate Retreats, AI Trip Planner: Startup Funding Roundup

Online Travel

GetYourGuide’s TV Ad Blitz Aims to Challenge Viator in the U.S.

GetYourGuide, which has raised more than $1 billion in startup funding, needs to grow its market in the U.S. to reach its targets. A series of new TV ads may help move the needle.

GetYourGuide’s TV Ad Blitz Aims to Challenge Viator in the U.S.

Startups

Travel Startups Raised Nearly $500 Million This Week

They say that startup funding is tight right now, but these big fundraises show that some money is still flowing.

Travel Startups Raised Nearly $500 Million This Week

Tour Operators

EasyJet Expands TUI Musement Tours and Activities Partnership

TUI Musement's latest partnership expansion in the UK points to a shake-up in the business-to-business landscape of the experiences sector.

EasyJet Expands TUI Musement Tours and Activities Partnership

Tour Operators

Klook Launches Banking Partnership to Bolster Thai Travel to Japan

Klook's partnership with Krungsri signals its first step in growing its Pan-Asian travel marketplace footprint since its funding raise at the end of last year.

Klook Launches Banking Partnership to Bolster Thai Travel to Japan

Tour Operators

Viator Bets on Boosting Brand Awareness in Experiences Market

Viator is one of the most prominent players in selling tours and activities online. Still, most consumers remain unaware of its extensive offering, underscoring the opportunity for the experience economy in 2024.

Viator Bets on Boosting Brand Awareness in Experiences Market

News Blog

GetYourGuide Appoints New Chief People Officer

Experience marketplace GetYourGuide has appointed Genevieve Vancutsem-Zednik as its chief people officer. Vancutsem-Zednik's role will become effective in March. She will oversee the talent management and culture of the company, headquartered in Berlin, with 800 employees across its 17 offices worldwide. Johannes Reck, GetYourGuide co-founder and CEO, said the appointment is well-suited to the company‚Äôs…

Tour Operators

TUI Proposes Strategic Delisting from London Stock Exchange

TUI sees delisting from the London Stock Exchange as a way to simplify its business structure, with 77% of its share transactions already conducted directly in Germany.

TUI Proposes Strategic Delisting from London Stock Exchange

Luxury

Luxury Travel Boom to Continue in 2024, Say Travel Advisors

Luxury travelers show a growing interest in particular types of travel, such as multi-generational private group trips, according to some of the leading agencies.

Luxury Travel Boom to Continue in 2024, Say Travel Advisors

Tour Operators

Adventure Travel: 7 Sector Trends to Track in 2024

Group trips with friends and family, particularly during quieter travel periods, are among the trends defining multi-day adventure itineraries this year.

Adventure Travel: 7 Sector Trends to Track in 2024