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.

Hotels

TUI Taps Into African Tourism With Hotel Push

TUI is tapping into the booming African tourism market as it spreads its offerings throughout the continent.

TUI Taps Into African Tourism With Hotel Push

Mergers and Acquisitions

Certares to Fuel FTI Tech Overhaul with Takeover, $130 Million Investment

A leading travel and tourism investment firm acquires the third-largest tour operator in Europe.

Certares to Fuel FTI Tech Overhaul with Takeover, $130 Million Investment

Online Travel

Viator Chief Resigns: Big Change at Tripadvisor’s Travel Experience Brand

Ben Drew took over Tripadvisor's Viator brand right as the pandemic began and helped guide the online travel seller. Drew's departure comes at a pivotal time for the brand as it faces heavier competition.

Viator Chief Resigns: Big Change at Tripadvisor’s Travel Experience Brand

Tour Operators

Intrepid Launches Women-Led Tours In Saudi Arabia

Intrepid’s new women-led tours in Saudi Arabia are about “focusing on the hosts, not just the travelers.”

Intrepid Launches Women-Led Tours In Saudi Arabia

Tour Operators

Intrepid Travel Highlights Importance of India For 2030 Strategy— India Report

India is a land of numerous local cultures and experiences, which can substantially enhance Intrepid's offerings for tourists in the country.

Intrepid Travel Highlights Importance of India For 2030 Strategy— India Report

Tour Operators

Japan’s Cherry Blossom Boom Forces Tour Operators to Adjust

Tour operators are managing cherry blossom tourism as Japan experiences a tourism boom.

Japan’s Cherry Blossom Boom Forces Tour Operators to Adjust

Online Travel

GetYourGuide Targets Boom in Independent Travel Experiences With New Tools

Sales of niche walking tours and cooking classes are up a whopping 71% year-over-year on GetYourGuide.

GetYourGuide Targets Boom in Independent Travel Experiences With New Tools

Tour Operators

Morocco’s Resilience: Intrepid Travel Helps Tourism Rebound After Earthquake

Intrepid Travel used its resources to bring tourism back to the High Atlas communities devastated by the September 8 earthquake.

Morocco’s Resilience: Intrepid Travel Helps Tourism Rebound After Earthquake

Cruises

Lindblad and Disney to Boost Marketing of National Geographic Cruises

A greatly expanded marketing deal with Disney's National Geographic brand, plus record earnings and revenue, might steer Lindblad Expedition into new waters for potential acquisition.

Lindblad and Disney to Boost Marketing of National Geographic Cruises

Tour Operators

TUI Books Record Revenue Thanks to Cruises and Dynamic Packaging

As TUI hits records for revenue, the tour operator highlighted its growing use of dynamic packaging and its increasing direct inventory deals with low-cost airlines and hotels.

TUI Books Record Revenue Thanks to Cruises and Dynamic Packaging