Tour Operators

Tour Operators

The Complexities of the Tour Operator Supply Chain: A Guide

Breaking down the tour operator supply chain reveals interesting insights about why some tour operators succeed — and others don't — and how so many seemingly different companies all fit together under one big tent.

The Complexities of the Tour Operator Supply Chain: A Guide

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

Skift Research

Multi-Day Tour Operators 2021: Reshaping Supply Chains and Distribution

Anyone seeking to understand leisure travel overlooks tour operators at their own risk. It is one of the last great offline sectors in the travel industry but that cannot last. Changing consumer behavior and new tech is driving disruption in these businesses, the effects of which have only been compounded by the significant impact of COVID-19.

Multi-Day Tour Operators 2021: Reshaping Supply Chains and Distribution

Tour Operators

The Coming Disruption to Tour Operators: New Skift Research

Tours is one of the last great offline sectors in the travel industry, but that cannot last. Changing consumer behavior and new tech is driving disruption in these businesses, the effects of which have only been compounded by the significant impact of Covid-19.

The Coming Disruption to Tour Operators: New Skift Research

Tour Operators

Sydney Set to Reopen After Lockdown as Vaccine Rates Hit Threshold

"It's been a hundred days of blood, sweat, no beers, but we've got it back in action tomorrow" is how one official described the lockdown in New South Wales. Cheers to lifting those restrictions!

Sydney Set to Reopen After Lockdown as Vaccine Rates Hit Threshold

Tour Operators

U.S. Tour Operators Are Making These Preparations for November’s Influx of Global Visitors

While major U.S. tour operators might have been surprised by the timing of the reopening announcement, they've been extensively preparing for this moment for a long time in their devastating, forced respite due to pandemic lockdowns.

U.S. Tour Operators Are Making These Preparations for November’s Influx of Global Visitors

Tour Operators

How One Tour Operator Is Using a 1977 Hit Tune to Lure Back Travelers

A powerful, succinct message coupled with humor can go a long way in drumming up more interest in a product — and drive people to buy when there's already a high demand.

How One Tour Operator Is Using a 1977 Hit Tune to Lure Back Travelers

Airlines

12 Can’t-Miss Quotes From Skift Global Forum

The global travel industry still faces uncertainty in its recovery. But one thing is certain from all the interviews (and sometimes opposing viewpoints) at Skift Global Forum: How the world travels won't look like it did two years ago.

12 Can’t-Miss Quotes From Skift Global Forum

Business Travel

How Long Before Covid Tours Become Part of the Dark Tourism Trend?

Tour operators are understandably expressing no desire to launch Covid-related tours while the pandemic is still ongoing. But as themes like death and tragedy already feature prominently in numerous trips, history suggests some tour operators will eventually include visits to Covid memorials in their offerings.

How Long Before Covid Tours Become Part of the Dark Tourism Trend?

Business Travel

Expedia Partners With GetYourGuide on Tours and Activities in a Blow to Viator

GetYourGuide, which has been trying to break into the U.S., scored a major partnership by securing a deal with Expedia.

Expedia Partners With GetYourGuide on Tours and Activities in a Blow to Viator