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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.

Online Travel

What Makes Millennial and Gen Z Travelers From India and China So Different From Western Peers

With millennials pushing 40 years old and Gen Z entering the workforce, each of these generational cohorts will only grow in importance to the travel industry. The latest Skift Research report shows how they differ from each other as well as from their peers globally.

What Makes Millennial and Gen Z Travelers From India and China So Different From Western Peers

Business Travel

TUI Profit Takes a Hit From Max Grounding

The Max grounding overshadowed a decent set of results. TUI will be hoping the safety issues are ironed out well in advance of next summer, the period when profits can be the most robust.

TUI Profit Takes a Hit From Max Grounding

Ground Transport

TripAdvisor Exec Accuses GetYourGuide of Fear-Mongering

TripAdvisor and Booking Holdings are seemingly playing nice and fair with the tours and activities companies for now, but what happens five years from now when competition gets more intense and extracting profits is more of a mandate? Will push come to shove?

TripAdvisor Exec Accuses GetYourGuide of Fear-Mongering

Business Travel

Expedia CEO Admits Tours Business Is Underfunded

Expedia and Ctrip are the two large online travel companies that have so far not acquired a technology partner to foster the growth of their tours and activities' businesses. GetYourGuide argues that these tech/connectivity companies should remain independent, but how long will it be before some of these smaller companies get scooped up?

Expedia CEO Admits Tours Business Is Underfunded

Business Travel

Cox & Kings’ Struggles Force Closure of UK Travel Group

Things look to have deteriorated rapidly at Cox & Kings. Can it now raise enough money to stop itself from going out of business?

Cox & Kings’ Struggles Force Closure of UK Travel Group

Overtourism

How Bad Will It Get When Overtourism Meets Climate Change?

The effects of climate change and overtourism on global destinations will converge over the course of the coming decades. Leaders need to start planning now for a world defined by overcrowding and limited resources.

How Bad Will It Get When Overtourism Meets Climate Change?

Business Travel

Thomas Cook Plans $940 Million Rescue With Fosun as Breakup Looms

The news isn't great for shareholders, but it does offer some encouragement to employees and anyone who has booked a flight or holiday this summer.

Thomas Cook Plans $940 Million Rescue With Fosun as Breakup Looms

Business Travel

How Sunweb Is Taking On Europe’s Biggest Tour Operators

Package holidays are still popular across much of Europe, and companies like Sunweb think there are plenty of opportunities for growth. Buying up rival tour operators helps with scale, as does the struggles of a competitor like Thomas Cook.

How Sunweb Is Taking On Europe’s Biggest Tour Operators

Business Travel

Demand for Iran Tours Rising Despite U.S. Falloff

As antagonism intensifies between the Trump administration and Iran, some American tourists are rethinking plans to visit the country. Barring the start of military activity, tour operators say Iran is a safe and hospitable destination even for U.S. visitors.

Demand for Iran Tours Rising Despite U.S. Falloff

Business Travel

Fewer Visitors to Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum Spells Success: Here’s Why

In the age of overtourism, a top tourist attraction admitting they have a carrying capacity is a quietly radical act. For the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, it's one that has paid off.

Fewer Visitors to Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum Spells Success: Here’s Why