Tour Operators

Our articles cover a wide range of topics related to multi-day tour operators as well as day trips from tours and activities companies. The archive offers insights into industry trends, including changes in consumer preferences and new technologies impacting the tour operator business. We also cover industry news, such as mergers and acquisitions, regulatory changes, and market analysis. Browse our collection to gain new insights and inspiration for your tour operator business.

Tour Operators

Intrepid to Open Eco-Lodges and Slash Flights, CEO Says

Intrepid, known for its small group adventures, is inching into providing accommodations with a new investment. It's also working to reduce its carbon footprint by slashing flights.

Intrepid to Open Eco-Lodges and Slash Flights, CEO Says

Tour Operators

Contiki’s Gen Z Playbook for Tours: Small Groups and Fresh Destinations

Contiki's CEO, Adam Armstrong, is working to boost the company's technological offerings as the company spreads further into Africa, Latin America, and Asia.

Contiki’s Gen Z Playbook for Tours: Small Groups and Fresh Destinations

Tour Operators

Scandinavia’s Tour Bookings Surge Amid Rising Global Temperatures

Online travel agencies report spikes in bookings for activities in Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. Some places see a near doubling over last year. Are travelers seeking cooler climes as extreme heat increasingly plagues southern Europe?

Scandinavia’s Tour Bookings Surge Amid Rising Global Temperatures

Tour Operators

Airbnb Ups Its Experience Delistings Amid Strategy Revamp

Airbnb appeared to have begun a wave of delistings for its travel experiences offerings, upsetting some operators. However, Airbnb has made it clear that it remains committed to the experiences business, with plans to boost customer awareness of the category.

Airbnb Ups Its Experience Delistings Amid Strategy Revamp

Tour Operators

TUI Integrates Conservation Efforts Into Tours and Experiences

A new program is incorporating tours and experiences from TUI Musement into the Foundation's charity efforts.

TUI Integrates Conservation Efforts Into Tours and Experiences

Airlines

EasyJet CEO Johan Lundgren to Step Down as ‘Orderly Succession’ Begins

After seven years overseeing one of Europe’s biggest budget carriers, Lundgren is leaving the business in good shape.

EasyJet CEO Johan Lundgren to Step Down as ‘Orderly Succession’ Begins

Tour Operators

TUI Faces ‘Significant’ Costs Due to Boeing Delays

TUI is grappling with operational challenges due to ongoing delays in Boeing aircraft deliveries. But the European tourism giant still produced record revenue for its hotels, resorts, and cruises.

TUI Faces ‘Significant’ Costs Due to  Boeing Delays

Tour Operators

Dubai Gains Ground In The Tours And Activities Market

Dubai is skyrocketing in popularity as a destination for tours and activities and operators are quickly hopping on the trend.

Dubai Gains Ground In The Tours And Activities Market

Tour Operators

Dubai’s Extreme Weather: Travel Firms Face Higher Costs

Dubai's floods seemed freakish. But the climate emergency could make weather more volatile in other places, too. Expect rising costs for insurance, disaster preparedness, and recovery.

Dubai’s Extreme Weather: Travel Firms Face Higher Costs

Cruises

Tour Expedition Leader Lindblad Buys Thomson Adventures For $30 Million

The new partnership is just the latest in Lindblad's recent acquisition spree.

Tour Expedition Leader Lindblad Buys Thomson Adventures For $30 Million