Tour Operators

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Delay Lucrative Long-Haul Trips Yet Again on Omicron Curbs

Although tour operators are wise to try to limit the risks their guests might face during trips longer than two weeks, they need to find ways to resume these profitable trips immediately because their businesses can't take the further financial hits.

Tour Operators Delay Lucrative Long-Haul Trips Yet Again on Omicron Curbs

Tour Operators

Travel Restrictions Force Tour Operators to Run More Single-Country Trips

Considering how much the appetite for single-country trips has grown in recent years, why go through the constant hassles of grappling with widely divergent protocols and testing requirements in a Covid era?

Travel Restrictions Force Tour Operators to Run More Single-Country Trips

Tour Operators

TUI to Finance an Ambitious Hotel and Cruise Ship Expansion

This doesn't seem like an auspicious moment to build up to six new cruise ships. But, weighed down in debt, TUI claims to have investors willing to finance hotels and ships.

TUI to Finance an Ambitious Hotel and Cruise Ship Expansion

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Say Delta Hurt But Fear Death Blow From Omicron

As bad as 2021 has been for tour operators, 2022 could be worse — especially if new variants emerge, which could spark a wave of even more travel restrictions that would cripple so many struggling companies.

Tour Operators Say Delta Hurt But Fear Death Blow From Omicron

Hotels

Startups El Camino and Regenerative Travel Tap Subscription Model

A couple more U.S.-based startups — El Camino Travel and Regenerative Travel — have recently announced subscription-based products. What's noteworthy is how they're using subscriptions to build communities.

Startups El Camino and Regenerative Travel Tap Subscription Model

Tour Operators

Intrepid Travel CEO Calls for More Advocacy in Tourism and Less Fixation on Numbers

As travel revives, industry leaders must address their sector's impact on the climate and on local communities. Otherwise, the sector risks attacks from the media and becoming a "poster child of something pretty negative," says the top boss of tour operator Intrepid.

Intrepid Travel CEO Calls for More Advocacy in Tourism and Less Fixation on Numbers

Tour Operators

Omicron Spoils Holidays for Europe’s Christmas Market Tour Operators

Although many tour operators are hopeful they'll stage Christmas market tours next year, they'll rue missing out on an enormous amounts of revenue generated by the popular excursions for a long time — especially as many haven't fully recovered from the pandemic.

Omicron Spoils Holidays for Europe’s Christmas Market Tour Operators

Coronavirus

TUI Reports $2 Billion Loss as Omicron Restrictions Slow Rebound

TUI's recovery will stall as long as the uncertainty caused by variants and the maze of travel restrictions continue.

TUI Reports $2 Billion Loss as Omicron Restrictions Slow Rebound

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Create New Jobs to Assure Travelers About Trip Safety

Tour operators have realized they can't get complacent about guest safety as any possible large-scale Covid outbreak will threaten their bottom line. So expect them to devote more resources to keep their clients safe amidst the rise of the Omicron variant.

Tour Operators Create New Jobs to Assure Travelers About Trip Safety

Tour Operators

TUI Permits UK Travelers to Reschedule for Free Due to New Restrictions

The emergence of the new Covid variant will certainly upend travel for the time being, so TUI will be among many companies feeling pressure to create backup plans for travelers whose trips might be canceled.

TUI Permits UK Travelers to Reschedule for Free Due to New Restrictions