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Tour Operators

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Target Families to Expand Reach of Luxury Cultural Travel

Although a growing number of families are eager to travel together, convincing them to shell out big money for seemingly dry experiences is a tall order. So tour operators need to create lively environments for children to make their trips more appealing for the lucrative market.

Tour Operators Target Families to Expand Reach of Luxury Cultural Travel

Tour Operators

Israel Hopes to Offer Tour Operators a Model for No-Proof-of-Vaccine Destinations

Tour operators are largely supportive of destinations easing travel curbs since most of them already require their own clients to be vaccinated. That doesn't mean they're getting complacent in the fight against Covid as many countries are still struggling with a surge in cases.

Israel Hopes to Offer Tour Operators a Model for No-Proof-of-Vaccine Destinations

Startups

Tours and Activities Go From Hardest Hit to In Hot Demand This Year: New Survey

Should operators of tours, activities, attractions, and experiences be raising their prices? Yes, says new data. What's more, this sector may sparkle the most among travel verticals in the industry's recovery.

Tours and Activities Go From Hardest Hit to  In Hot Demand This Year: New Survey

Tour Operators

TUI Projects Vacation Bookings to Approach Pre-Covid Levels

Despite many countries easing travel curbs in recent months, companies like TUI may not get as close to pre-Covid metrics as they expected this year. Surging oil prices in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine will make travel more expensive, complicating any path to a stronger rebound for industry giants.

TUI Projects Vacation Bookings to Approach Pre-Covid Levels

Tour Operators

TUI’s Russian Oligarch Turmoil and More Top Travel Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, TUI Group's largest shareholder is a prominent supporter of Vladimir Putin, Expedia stops offering travel to and from Russia, and hotels and hostels set aside beds for Ukrainian refugees.

TUI’s Russian Oligarch Turmoil and More Top Travel Stories This Week

Tour Operators

Tour Operators Commit to Cancelling Russia Trips for Rest of 2022

More and more tour operators view conducting business in Russia as toxic, and more importantly, prospective guests largely consider the country unsafe. So as long as Russia continues to wage war, there's no rush for tour operators to make immediate plans to return.

Tour Operators Commit to Cancelling Russia Trips for Rest of 2022

Tour Operators

Russian Oligarch Resigns From TUI Group Board After EU Sanctions

Mordashov's resignation from the TUI Group supervisory board has to be a tremendous relief to the world's largest tour operator, which can now in large part get on with its business. However, there is a substantial hangover: With his shares frozen, Mordashov still remains TUI Group's largest shareholder.

Russian Oligarch Resigns From TUI Group Board After EU Sanctions

Tour Operators

TUI Group’s Largest Shareholder Hit With European Union Sanctions

How will TUI Group respond to the European Union's sanctions against the tour operator's largest shareholder? The issue goes beyond any potential financial fallout and becomes one of corporate responsibility and the integrity of the TUI Group brand.

TUI Group’s Largest Shareholder Hit With European Union Sanctions

Tour Operators

Skift Forum Europe Preview: Tour Operators Need to Make Travel Matter

Many consumers are starved for experiences now, says Ulla Hefel Böhler, the CEO of premium guided tour provider Insight Vacations. So Böhler has added to every one of Insight's tours this year experiences that have the theme of "Make Travel Matter." Clever.

Skift Forum Europe Preview: Tour Operators Need to Make Travel Matter

Tour Operators

World’s Largest Tour Operator TUI Has a Russian Oligarch Problem

Does TUI Group really want to be associated with a Russian oligarch who sits on its strategy committee and who is close to and allied with Putin during Russia's invasion of Ukraine? That sort of publicity could hammer the company's reputation and its customers won't take the news well.

World’s Largest Tour Operator TUI Has a Russian Oligarch Problem