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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

Business Travel

Tour Operators Embrace Vaccine Mandates While Grappling With Covid-Induced Changes

It's very beneficial from a PR standpoint for tour operators to vocally support vaccine mandates since the travel industry needs increased vaccination rates to help reach pre-pandemic travel numbers.

Tour Operators Embrace Vaccine Mandates While Grappling With Covid-Induced Changes

Business Travel

Tour Operators Turn to Strategic Partnerships to Drive Post-Pandemic Business

Although several tour operators are enjoying success in pandemic-induced partnerships, why weren't those collaborations part of the mix previously? It's possible that many tour operators have missed out on lucrative opportunities for years by not searching for fruitful partnerships.

Tour Operators Turn to Strategic Partnerships to Drive Post-Pandemic Business

Business Travel

UK Tour Operator Consolidation After Pandemic Struggles Could Signal More Mergers Globally

Although it's uncertain when large numbers of visitors from the United States and European Union will come back due to concerns about Covid variants, struggling U.K. tour operators need to take steps to ensure they're in a position to take advantage of the large-scale return of travelers.

UK Tour Operator Consolidation After Pandemic Struggles Could Signal More Mergers Globally

Business Travel

TUI Eyes Recovery as Germans Finally Start Booking Their Summer Holidays

This is the moment TUI has been waiting for — a decisive swing back to holiday bookings and positive cashflow.

TUI Eyes Recovery as Germans Finally Start Booking Their Summer Holidays

Business Travel

Global Tours Centered Around Marathons Get Lift From Pandemic-Inspired Healthy Travel

The fact that more marathons are up and running for the fall is great for many cities and their economies. But to truly profit from the large events, they must develop plans to keep large crowds safe.

Global Tours Centered Around Marathons Get Lift From Pandemic-Inspired Healthy Travel

Business Travel

Dear Travel Industry: Here Are 3 Ways You Can Address Vaccine Equity Now

By remaining silent on vaccine equity, the travel industry's big players are as accountable as vaccine-hoarding governments for a deepening tourism divide. Intrepid Travel is setting an example — will others follow?

Dear Travel Industry: Here Are 3 Ways You Can Address Vaccine Equity Now

Business Travel

Would Facebook’s Virtual ‘Metaverse’ Make Your Travel Bucket List Obsolete? Hardly

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg believes the metaverse will one day supplant the mobile internet, and create the sense that you are actually together with someone else in a distant place. Whatever it ever ends up meaning to the travel industry, you can be sure it would develop into an advertising opportunity for the social network.

Would Facebook’s Virtual ‘Metaverse’ Make Your Travel Bucket List Obsolete? Hardly