Tour Operators

The Effects of Trump’s First 100 Days and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

The Effects of Trump’s First 100 Days and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

These are the tourism trends we were talking about this week.

5 days ago

The State of Global Tourism Competition and 5 Other Tourism Trends This Week

The State of Global Tourism Competition and 5 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

These are the tourism trends we were talking about this week.

2 weeks ago

Lindblad Expeditions CEO Reflects on Travel Entrepreneurship

Lindblad Expeditions CEO Reflects on Travel Entrepreneurship

Chris Taylor, Reuters

We've grown accustomed to small group trips to exotic locales. But it took the entrepreneurial mind of Sven Lindblad to popularize the sector over three decades. Here, he shares his lessons learned.

2 weeks ago

Disruption in Europe and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Disruption in Europe and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

These are the tourism trends we were talking about this week.

3 weeks ago

How the EU Invented Modern Travel and 11 Other Tourism Trends This Week

How the EU Invented Modern Travel and 11 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

These are the tourism trends we were talking about this week.

4 weeks ago

Thomas Cook Abandons Practice of Separating Hotel Guests by Nationality

Thomas Cook Abandons Practice of Separating Hotel Guests by Nationality

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

For most people, the idea of separating travelers based on nationality seems both old fashioned and a little odd. Forcing Brits to mingle with other nationalities (and vice versa) might do wonders for European integration. Although given the countdown to Brexit has already begun, it's probably a little late in the day.

4 weeks ago

Diversity in Meetings and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Diversity in Meetings and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

These are the tourism trends we were talking about this week.

1 month ago

The South Pole Road Trip That Appeals to Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventurers

The South Pole Road Trip That Appeals to Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventurers

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

If you've got money to burn and an intense desire for travel bragging rights, as well as a really good winter coat, this might be the perfect road trip for you.

1 month ago

Royal Caribbean Creates Tour-Booking Site GoBe To Go After Land Vacations

Royal Caribbean Creates Tour-Booking Site GoBe To Go After Land Vacations

Hannah Sampson, Skift

As our Megatrend foretold, Skift expected there would be a lot of news around tours and activities this year, but even we are surprised by all the action so early in the year. Will a long background in cruise vacations help Royal Caribbean Cruises' latest venture, GoBe, break out from the pack?

1 month ago

Marriott Expands Reach Into Tours and Activities With Its Latest Investment

Marriott Expands Reach Into Tours and Activities With Its Latest Investment

Deanna Ting, Skift

It seems like everyone in hospitality (and travel in general) is looking at the tours and activities space these days.

1 month ago

New Travel Ban Temporarily Blocked and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

New Travel Ban Temporarily Blocked and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

These are the tourism trends we were talking about this week.

1 month ago

Skift Forum Europe: TUI Group’s CMO on Benefits of a Single-Brand Strategy

Skift Forum Europe: TUI Group’s CMO on Benefits of a Single-Brand Strategy

Skift, Patrick Whyte

TUI's move to do away with national brands and operate under one name has drawn some criticism. The decision to axe the likes of Arke and Thomson was a big one, but it will have paid off if the company can continue to grow in established markets like The Netherlands and UK as well as in new destinations.

1 month ago