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Tour Operators

Tour Operators

What Tour Operators Think Will Trend in 2016

American Baby Boomers like going on tours when vacationing, and they want to visit exotic locations.

What Tour Operators Think Will Trend in 2016

Business Travel

Video: Geoffrey Kent on the Social Impact of Travel

Low-impact tours aren't a modern luxury. They've been the key to successful tours in Africa for decades.

Video: Geoffrey Kent on the Social Impact of Travel

Tour Operators

Experiential Travel Trend Suits Tour Operators Just Fine

Smart tour operators are leveraging their scale and mobile technology to create tours that change dynamically.

Experiential Travel Trend Suits Tour Operators Just Fine

Business Travel

Intrepid Group’s Darrell Wade on Reinventing Business Tours for Experiential Travel at Skift Forum

Wade has been in tours and activities for many years and realizes that experiential travel is something that happens organically and over time rather than by brands attempting to go experiential without a real foundation or understanding of the sector.

Intrepid Group’s Darrell Wade on Reinventing Business Tours for Experiential Travel at Skift Forum

Tour Operators

Abercrombie & Kent’s Geoffrey Kent on the Socio-Cultural Impact of Travel at Skift Forum

Kent is one of the true trailblazers in the tourism industry. His focus on sustainability and supporting local communities around the globe is refreshing.

Abercrombie & Kent’s Geoffrey Kent on the Socio-Cultural Impact of Travel at Skift Forum

Cruises

MSC Cruises Is Actively Pursuing Chinese Cruisers to Embrace Its Brand

Cruise lines are building deep partnerships to tailor onboard experiences to the expectations of the Chinese cruiser. But North America and Europe still remain the key global source markets for cruise passengers.

MSC Cruises Is Actively Pursuing Chinese Cruisers to Embrace Its Brand

Tour Operators

Travel + Leisure Joins Ranks of Publications Selling Readers Branded Vacations

The line between editorial and advertising is blurring for many travel publications. Branded vacations are just the next step in making more money by riding this line.

Travel + Leisure Joins Ranks of Publications Selling Readers Branded Vacations

Business Travel

Former Thomas Cook CEO Harriet Green Gets $8.8 Million Bonus

Harriet Green was eligible to receive up to 7.1 million shares of Thomas Cook based on the company's performance but was only awarded 4.1 million. Some on the board were clearly not totally happy with the ex-CEO.

Former Thomas Cook CEO Harriet Green Gets $8.8 Million Bonus

Business Travel

The Small Medellin Tour Operator That Knows the Importance of TripAdvisor

Tour operators in Colombia face some of the same problems as travel startups and small companies around the world: How do you get the word out? TripAdvisor is a huge influence on their prospective customers.

The Small Medellin Tour Operator That Knows the Importance of TripAdvisor

Business Travel

Interview: CEO of the Travel Corporation on Selling Tours in the Age of Online Travel

There's something to remaining a private travel company, not to mention one of the world's largest, like The Travel Corporation. The company is private and profitable and gets more freedom and flexibility than public companies that have to answer to shareholders every quarter.

Interview: CEO of the Travel Corporation on Selling Tours in the Age of Online Travel