Tour Operators

Tour Operators

Day Tours Operator Context Adds Pre-Trip Virtual Learning

Post-pandemic trends are shifting the customer experience in educational tours to include pre-trip immersion through virtual tours. Their value cannot be underestimated.

Day Tours Operator Context Adds Pre-Trip Virtual Learning

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G Adventures Invests in Restorative Tourism Platform Reforest

Adventure travel specialist G Adventures has made a “significant financial investment” in Reforest, a digital platform that connects travelers with local communities that are restoring their ecosystems using reforestation. Reforest, which is based in Brisbane, Australia, said it enables travelers to give back by having their own trees planted in places where community tourism relies…

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Travel’s Growth Remains Flat

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at new Skift Travel Health Index results, destinations marketing via charging stations, and the challenge of meetings in the metaverse.

Travel’s Growth Remains Flat

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Tour Operator Tech Revolution and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, tour operators use tech to get a boost post-pandemic, Asian destinations are incentivising travelers, and Hilton predicts a continued boom in hotel demand.

Tour Operator Tech Revolution and Other Top Stories This Week

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Tour Operator Tech’s Next Big Thing

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at tour operator tech advances, JetBlue’s holiday warning, and what’s driving Arctic tourism’s growth.

Tour Operator Tech’s Next Big Thing

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The Tech Revolution Poised to Power Tour Operators

The technological advances tour operators are making now are long overdue. Propelling this sector of the travel industry into the future is certainly timely, considering operators needed to find ways to speed up bookings coming out a crisis that left their in-person businesses decimated.

The Tech Revolution Poised to Power Tour Operators

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Airbus Secures $3.9 Billion Order From UK Airline and Tour Operator Jet2

This strategic order guarantees a much larger fleet in the next decade, and is as strong a signal as any that the travel company predicts demand for package vacations will just keep growing and growing.

Airbus Secures $3.9 Billion Order From UK Airline and Tour Operator Jet2

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Full Video: G Adventures Founder at Skift Global Forum 2022

Although G Adventures founder Bruce Poon Tip has been critical of the travel industry, he believes that tourism can be a vehicle to enhance local communities worldwide — if done efficiently.

Full Video: G Adventures Founder at Skift Global Forum 2022

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Airbnb Returns to Experiences

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Airbnb’s reinvigorated experiences, Potato Head’s sustainability, and Ukraine’s resilience.

Airbnb Returns to Experiences

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Tours and Activities Companies Launch Standards Association

Nearly three dozen tours and activities operators, reservation systems, and distributors debuted a non-profit association geared to formulate connectivity standards. Source: Reuters The 501c3 association, Open Connectivity for Tours, Activities & Attractions intends to promote an open source specification "to enable reservation and ticketing system providers and tour, activity and attraction ticket sellers to connect…