Articles tagged “tours”

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

Tourism

9/11 Tours Are Still Big Business

For tourists, interest in 9/11 has never waned, but the pandemic has been hard on tours and exhibits. The enormous media coverage of the 20th anniversary of September 11 will hopefully draw new crowds for this special day.

9/11 Tours Are Still Big Business

Tourism

This Tour Guide Keeps Muhammad Ali’s Legacy Alive by Sharing His Lessons of Racial Justice

The foundation for positive change laid down by Muhammad Ali's character and conviction rings as true today as the day his gold medal story came to life in the 1960s. Erin Herbert says she is grateful to be able to impart his messages to tourists at the Louisville museum created to honor The Greatest.

This Tour Guide Keeps Muhammad Ali’s Legacy Alive by Sharing His Lessons of Racial Justice

Business Travel

Booking Adds Tours and Activities From Viator in Their First Partnership

Booking.com, with its vast audience, is becoming a significant player in attractions, tours and activities. However, it will have to share the revenue with its growing roster of distribution partners, which now include Tripadvisor and TUI.

Booking Adds Tours and Activities From Viator in Their First Partnership

Airlines

The Persistent Pilot Squeeze and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

In its top travel stories this week, Skift covered the airline pilot shortage, ghost kitchens, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and the emergence of TUI Musement in tours and activities.

The Persistent Pilot Squeeze and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Online Travel

Klook Raises $200 Million in Bid to Become a Superapp for Experiences

Klook is winning investor confidence during the pandemic. The online agency is tapping into domestic leisure spending in several Asian markets while aspiring to copy some moves from Chinese superapp Meituan by providing more business-to-business services, too.

Klook Raises $200 Million in Bid to Become a Superapp for Experiences