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U.S. Tour Operators Face Heat for Not Taking Stand on Anti-LGBTQ Laws

Tour operators angry about states enacting anti-LGBT laws shouldn't reward those places. Those companies can absolutely find more welcoming destinations for their guests.

U.S. Tour Operators Face Heat for Not Taking Stand on Anti-LGBTQ Laws

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TUI Aims to Return to Profits Off High Prices and Strong Demand

Only the CEO of the world's largest tour operator could see the upside in rising oil and gas prices, as Fritz Joussen warns there won't be any cheap deals to be had this year.

TUI Aims to Return to Profits Off High Prices and Strong Demand

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Tour Operators Consider Adding Fuel Surcharges to the Price of Trips

Tour operators will try to avoid adding fuel surcharges to their trips for as long as possible. They're aware that making their trips more expensive could put a dent in their recovery because consumers will only tolerate higher prices to a certain extent.

Tour Operators Consider Adding Fuel Surcharges to the Price of Trips

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TUI CEO Sees More Premium and Shorter Notice Bookings

All in all, it's looking like TUI will have a good summer that may just exceed pre-Covid levels.

TUI CEO Sees More Premium and Shorter Notice Bookings

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Tour Operators Aren’t Rushing to Ditch Mask Mandates

Although tour operators frequently deal with customers frustrated about having to wear masks, they are sticking to their own mandates mostly, especially since many destinations where operators run trips still have rules in place.

Tour Operators Aren’t Rushing to Ditch Mask Mandates

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Tour Operators Rework Strategies to Attract Growing Solo Traveler Market

Although solo travelers have long been an important market for tour operators, they haven't had specific strategies to boost bookings with this group. But the pandemic is forcing tour operators to reevaluate their tactics, including finding ways to make traveling alone less expensive.

Tour Operators Rework Strategies to Attract Growing Solo Traveler Market

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Full Video: What’s Next for Tour Operators at Skift Forum Europe 2022

Ulla Heffer Böhler and Travis Pittman realized their companies needed to evolve in the future to thrive. Both of them explained in the video how they used the time they weren't running trips to overhaul their businesses.

Full Video: What’s Next for Tour Operators at Skift Forum Europe 2022

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Qatar’s Tour Operators Prepare for World Cup Despite Safety Concerns for LGBTQ Fans

Although Qatari tourism officials are projecting a welcoming image for their country, it will take more than one more tournament to prove it. The answer would come with the treatment of LGBTQ visitors later on when Qatar is out of the spotlight.

Qatar’s Tour Operators Prepare for World Cup Despite Safety Concerns for LGBTQ Fans

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TUI’s Hiring Spree for Tech Talent Aims to Boost Travel Group’s Efficiency

Europe's largest tour operator is hiring for tech jobs at a torrid pace. This vertically integrated company is also spreading its wings horizontally by expanding its business-to-business services, such as airport and cruise transfers.

TUI’s Hiring Spree for Tech Talent Aims to Boost Travel Group’s Efficiency

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How 2 Tour Operator Players Embraced the Pandemic Upheaval

Necessity is the mother of invention, and the pandemic forced companies in the travel industry to develop products quickly so they wouldn't get left behind. Everything was up for reassessment.

How 2 Tour Operator Players Embraced the Pandemic Upheaval