Articles tagged “tours”

Cruises

UK Conglomerate Saga Struggles Despite Cruise Demand

Revenue for its travel business is expected to increase tenfold, but winning business doesn't come cheap and marketing and administrative costs will partly hinder Saga's recovery.

UK Conglomerate Saga Struggles Despite Cruise Demand

News Blog

TourRadar and Lastminute.com Partner on Bike Tours in Tandem With Tour de France Sponsorship

Just in time for next month's Tour de France, where it is the official travel sponsor, Switzerland-based Lastminute.com debuted multi-day bike holidays powered by adventure-booking platform TourRadar. City bike tour in Amsterdam "Travel like the locals do on a bicycle adventure," a promo on Lastminute.com reads. "Ride off-the-beaten-track through the hills of Northern Thailand, glide past…

Tour Operators

TUI Musement’s New CEO Tries to Use the Operator Legacy to Advantage in Tours and Activities

TUI Musement is an up-an-comer in the tours and activities space because of the parent company's huge base, and it knows how to run a tour. Now it has to execute on the digital challenge.

TUI Musement’s New CEO Tries to Use the Operator Legacy to Advantage in Tours and Activities

Tour Operators

Skift Forum Europe Preview: Tour Operators Need to Make Travel Matter

Many consumers are starved for experiences now, says Ulla Hefel Böhler, the CEO of premium guided tour provider Insight Vacations. So Böhler has added to every one of Insight's tours this year experiences that have the theme of "Make Travel Matter." Clever.

Skift Forum Europe Preview: Tour Operators Need to Make Travel Matter

Tourism

Hornblower’s Private Equity Backers Help It Grow Travel Experience Ambitions

Hornblower's private equity investor Crestview kept the faith in the experiences operator during the pandemic. Now the investor is supporting a global mergers and acquisitions strategy that could amp up the company's momentum.

Hornblower’s Private Equity Backers Help It Grow Travel Experience Ambitions

Online Travel

Klook Taps Rise in Domestic Travel for Growth in Experience Bookings

Klook has adapted seemingly well to the pandemic by switching its focus from international inbound travelers to domestic consumers. But along the way, it attracted a new set of commercial rivals. It must stay vigilant.

Klook Taps Rise in Domestic Travel for Growth in Experience Bookings

Online Travel

TUI Gets More Digital in Aspiring for Reinvention

Travelers in many parts of the world are used to the online booking of build-your-own vacation packages, and others prefer to walk into a travel agency to plan. After many years, TUI is trying to embrace digital trends, and is modestly executing on a plan to get more online.

TUI Gets More Digital in Aspiring for  Reinvention

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Create New Jobs to Assure Travelers About Trip Safety

Tour operators have realized they can't get complacent about guest safety as any possible large-scale Covid outbreak will threaten their bottom line. So expect them to devote more resources to keep their clients safe amidst the rise of the Omicron variant.

Tour Operators Create New Jobs to Assure Travelers About Trip Safety

Tour Operators

U.S. Tour Operators Could Face a Long Wait for the Large-Scale Return of Chinese Travelers

Although the U.S. travel industry anxiously awaits the return of Chinese visitors, the timing will largely depend on when Beijing decides to ease outbound travel restrictions.

U.S. Tour Operators Could Face a Long Wait for the Large-Scale Return of Chinese Travelers

Tour Operators

Refugee-Led Tours Fight Pandemic Struggles to Expand Trips for Locals

Even if tourism companies are struggling to resume operations paused by Covid — let alone approach pre-pandemic levels — they must devise new ways to reach audiences interested in their products, even those tourists in their backyards. Especially if they've been popular, like many refugee-led tours have been.

Refugee-Led Tours Fight Pandemic Struggles to Expand Trips for Locals