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VIDEO: The two well-funded activities brands speak out
By Kevin May & PhocusWire | October 22, 2018
It's been quite a year for Klook and GetYourGuide - both in terms of their individual strategies and the changes taking place in the tours and activities sector that they operate in. Read More
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VIDEO: The high-profile investor view on tours and activities
VIDEO: The high-profile investor view on tours and activities
By Kevin May | October 17, 2018
He's one of the prominent members of the investment community in travel (and countless other sectors), and always has lots to say about the markets and companies that he backs. Read More
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VIDEO: How digital changed it all for a Mexican boat tour operator
VIDEO: How digital changed it all for a Mexican boat tour operator
By Kevin May | October 15, 2018
Typically, medium to large-size brands mostly have the profile and attract coverage in developments that happen in every corner of the travel industry. Read More
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VIDEO: Checkfront on Google's entry and where the experiences sector is heading
VIDEO: Checkfront on Google's entry and where the experiences sector is heading
By PhocusWire | October 11, 2018
Checkfront is one of the first partners for the Reserve With Google initiative - a development that has the potential to be a disruptive move for tours and activities. Read More
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VIDEO: Flytographer on the marriage between the Instagram generation and activities
VIDEO: Flytographer on the marriage between the Instagram generation and activities
By Kevin May | October 11, 2018
There are some travel businesses that wouldn't have had the opportunity to exist less than a decade ago, such is the impact that technology and social behavior has had on the industry. Read More
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VIDEO: Autoura on an autonomous vehicle-led revolution in travel
VIDEO: Autoura on an autonomous vehicle-led revolution in travel
By Kevin May | October 10, 2018
The automotive industry is (finally) fully behind the idea of autonomous vehicles entering the market. Read More
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Shaken, not stirred, by a travel sector now following a familiar pattern
Shaken, not stirred, by a travel sector now following a familiar pattern
By Stephen Joyce - Rezgo | October 9, 2018
The path that I was dutifully walking ended up not being the path that the rest of the industry was taking. Read More
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VIDEO: Context Travel on standing out with branded tours
VIDEO: Context Travel on standing out with branded tours
By Kevin May | October 8, 2018
Well-backed online travel agencies often get a lot of the headlines - but brands such as Context Travel have been operating quietly and steadily in the background for years. Read More
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VIDEO: FareHarbor on being acquired by Booking.com
By Kevin May | October 3, 2018
In what has been a transformative year for tours and activities, perhaps one development stood out more than any other. Read More
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VIDEO: Two opposing views on Google's entry into tours and activities
VIDEO: Two opposing views on Google's entry into tours and activities
By Kevin May | September 28, 2018
Google has always been involved in tours and activities - suppliers and online travel agencies would spend their digital marketing dollar with the search, as other brands do elsewhere in the industry. Read More
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Airbnb says nothing "off-limits" with Experiences
Airbnb says nothing "off-limits" with Experiences
By Kevin May | September 28, 2018
Airbnb would consider expanding its currently hyper-focused take on tours and activities in order to grow its market. Read More
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VIDEO: TripAdvisor opens up about Bokun acquisition
VIDEO: TripAdvisor opens up about Bokun acquisition
By Kevin May | September 26, 2018
Bokun customers will get a better placement in TripAdvisor listings for tours and activities, the company has admitted for the first time. Read More
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VIDEO: Behold a next-gen in-destination, tech-enhanced experience
VIDEO: Behold a next-gen in-destination, tech-enhanced experience
By Kevin May | September 26, 2018
Sightseeing buses in major cities around the world have changed very little over the years - it's a simple product with well-defined parameters. Read More
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Leisure Pass Group brings multi-attraction technology to North America
Leisure Pass Group brings multi-attraction technology to North America
By Jill Menze | September 25, 2018
Attraction pass provider Leisure Pass Group is opening up its custom management platform, known as Leisure Pass Operating System (LPOS), to its North American partners. Read More
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VIDEO: Musement on being bought and being part of something bigger
VIDEO: Musement on being bought and being part of something bigger
By Kevin May | September 25, 2018
The recent deal that saw online travel agency for tours and activities, Musement, head the way of the TUI Group is the latest long line of deals this year. Read More
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Xola app marketplace
Xola creates app marketplace for tour and activity operators
By Mitra Sorrells | September 24, 2018
Xola, an online booking platform for tours and activities, is consolidating apps and integrations to support online and offline customer acquisition and sales in its new Xola App Store.   Read More
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Redeam launches new automated channel management platform for tours and activities
By Mitra Sorrells | September 20, 2018
 Redeam, a digital ticketing and redemption provider for suppliers of tours, activities and attractions, has created a new channel management platform.   Read More
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Are mainstream tour and activity operators welcome on Airbnb?
Are mainstream tour and activity operators welcome on Airbnb?
By Alex Kremer - Arival | September 14, 2018
Airbnb shook the travel world when it launched Experiences in the fall of 2016. Read More
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The ultimate directory for tours and activities
The ultimate directory for tours and activities
By Douglas Quinby - Arival | September 4, 2018
The list of online travel resellers in tours, activities and attractions is long and constantly changing. At Arival we’ve been hard at work compiling them. Read More
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