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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.

Business Travel

TUI and Thomas Cook Face Up to Bleak 2019

Well, well, well, it's not just Thomas Cook that's struggling. TUI is feeling the pain as well, and given its size and power, it's fair to say the whole European tour operator market is now in a bad way.

TUI and Thomas Cook Face Up to Bleak 2019

Food and Drink

Defining a New Era of Food Tourism: Latest Skift Research

Food tourism is one trend that we don’t see ever going away, but it will never stop evolving. Destinations and other stakeholders need to understand what it means today in order to reap the benefits food tourists can bring.

Defining a New Era of Food Tourism: Latest Skift Research

Business Travel

Why Are So Many South Korean Travel Agencies Closing?

Korean tour agencies got a harsh wakeup call last year. This year, they must prove they have a reason to exist alongside foreign online travel agencies and booming travel startups.

Business Travel

TUI’s Big Play in Tours and Activities

When someone with the scale of TUI gets serious about something, you know it's a big deal. Now that it has got the right technology, it should be an easy win for a company with such a massive customer base.

TUI’s Big Play in Tours and Activities

Business Travel

What Went Wrong at Thomas Cook in 2018?

Thomas Cook might have been a victim of circumstance but it probably hasn't helped itself. It is caught between the asset-heavy approach of TUI and smaller, more nimble online rivals. It needs to get its house in order to ensure it doesn't keep repeating the same mistakes.

What Went Wrong at Thomas Cook in 2018?

Tour Operators

Thomas Cook China Launches New Strategy Amid Huge Chinese Tourist Declines in Thailand

Japan turned out to be the lifeboat for Thomas Cook China when Thailand turned disastrous, as the tour operator appears to be sailing away blithely with four new initiatives to scale up its China market.

Thomas Cook China Launches New Strategy Amid Huge Chinese Tourist Declines in Thailand

Business Travel

Vegans Find New Options as Part of Next Wave of Food Tourism

Tour operators only launch tours that they see demand for, and in Intrepid Travel's case, there's no question that vegan travelers appreciate the attention and effort to design food tours that are just as delicious as any other.

Vegans Find New Options as Part of Next Wave of Food Tourism

Business Travel

Rome Tour Bus Restriction Stirs Europe’s Latest Overtourism Controversy

Tour buses bring thousands of people to Rome each day, but many increasingly run on cleaner fuels than their passenger car counterparts. Buses also replace some of those cars and probably know the traffic laws better than the average driver, another reason that has us scratching our heads at Rome's plan.

Rome Tour Bus Restriction Stirs Europe’s Latest Overtourism Controversy

Business Travel

Europe Travel Giants TUI and Thomas Cook Still Searching for Brexit Answers

Travel companies and those destinations that rely on UK tourists may want as little as possible to change after Brexit. The problem is that the ultimate decision is out of their hands.

Business Travel

Tour Operators Push Off-Season Deals to Counter Overtourism

Tour operators addressing overtourism have essentially gone mainstream in recent years as more travelers have demanded alternatives to crowded city centers. In 2019, we will likely see more companies step in to do the right thing.

Tour Operators Push Off-Season Deals to Counter Overtourism