Tour Operators

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.

39 mins 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?

3 days 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.

4 days 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 week 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.

2 weeks ago

African American Smithsonian Sets a New Standard for Museums as Destinations

African American Smithsonian Sets a New Standard for Museums as Destinations

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Museums can be powerful drivers of tourism and the newest Smithsonian, which quickly became a black American mecca, sets the bar high. Case in point -- how many museums have a line to get into the gift shop?

2 weeks ago

Travel Ban 2.0 and 13 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Travel Ban 2.0 and 13 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

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

2 weeks ago

A Year of Corporate Travel Coverage and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

A Year of Corporate Travel Coverage and 12 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

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

3 weeks ago

Bathroom Bills Upend Meetings and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Bathroom Bills Upend Meetings and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

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

4 weeks ago

African Tour Operators Rethink Animal Attractions and 8 Other Tourism Trends This Week

African Tour Operators Rethink Animal Attractions and 8 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Sarah Enelow, Skift

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

1 month ago

Native American Destinations See Surge in Overseas Visitors

Native American Destinations See Surge in Overseas Visitors

Sarah Enelow, Skift

AIANTA wants to keep capitalizing on its success over the past couple of years, increasing tourism to Native American destinations. Its goals for 2020 are ambitious, but doable, given the stats so far.

1 month ago

To Generate $1 Billion in New Revenue TUI Looks to New Markets and Bigger Ideas

To Generate $1 Billion in New Revenue TUI Looks to New Markets and Bigger Ideas

Patrick Whyte, Skift

TUI’s target is very ambitious and five years doesn’t seem like enough time to develop and expand into countries where it does not have the brand recognition.

1 month ago