Tour Operators

Video: TUI’s CMO on Growing an Established Brand in a Fragmented Market

Video: TUI’s CMO on Growing an Established Brand in a Fragmented Market

Patrick Whyte, Skift

TUI Group has a big job on its hands during its move away from country-specific brands, but the prize is a substantial one. If it manages to create a global superbrand it will make it much easier to expand into new areas and markets.

3 days ago

Adventure Travel Firm Intrepid Group Says It’s Stronger After TUI Breakup

Adventure Travel Firm Intrepid Group Says It’s Stronger After TUI Breakup

Raini Hamdi, Skift

After kissing TUI goodbye, Intrepid Group has a new adventure -- to be a company with $1 billion in revenue. With experiential travel being the buzzword, and having incorporated lessons from TUI into the company, it may achieve the goal sooner than five years.

1 week ago

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Show Healthy Growth and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

U.S. Travel Industry Jobs Show Healthy Growth and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

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

2 weeks ago

Private Equity Rips Apart Kuoni as Thomas Cook India Gets More Global

Private Equity Rips Apart Kuoni as Thomas Cook India Gets More Global

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Thomas Cook India’s acquisition of Kuoni’s network of destination management companies is a story of how an Indian company becomes a global player overnight. There are also deep wounds about how a global company like Kuoni could end up being broken, literally, to pieces.

2 weeks ago

Violent Attacks Push European Tourism to Extremes and 15 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Violent Attacks Push European Tourism to Extremes and 15 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

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

3 weeks ago

National Geographic Expeditions Buys Tour Operator to Enter Land Vacation Market

National Geographic Expeditions Buys Tour Operator to Enter Land Vacation Market

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

National Geographic Expeditions is expanding into land tours through its purchase of Global Adrenaline. It can now offer a wider variety of vacation products and one has to wonder about the fate of its partnership with G Adventures.

3 weeks ago

How Second-Tier Cities Sell Luxury Travel and 13 Other Tourism Trends This Week

How Second-Tier Cities Sell Luxury Travel and 13 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

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

4 weeks ago

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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

2 months 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.

2 months ago