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Tours and activities brands plot recovery with at-home experiences, crowd-control measures
Tours and activities brands plot recovery with at-home experiences, crowd-control measures
By Jill Menze | May 27, 2020
In response to the coronavirus crisis, Klook is launching virtual experiences as part of a multi-stage recovery plan, while competitor GetYourGuide is building crowd-control technology. Read More
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Behind GetYourGuide's strategy of zero bookings and zero layoffs
By Mitra Sorrells | April 29, 2020
The Berlin-based tours and activities brand has implemented voluntary reductions in hours and pay for more than half of its employees to cut expenses at a time when it expects no new revenue. Read More
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How does a decimated activities sector find a route to recovery, part 1
By Peter Syme - 1000 Mile Journeys  | April 23, 2020
The coronavirus crisis is affecting all aspects of the tours and activities sector - but some more than others. Read More
Opinion | Online
Online booking rates for activities halve and cancellations jump by a fifth due to coronavirus
Online booking rates for activities halve and cancellations jump by a fifth due to coronavirus
By Kevin May | March 11, 2020
The gloomy business outcome of the spread of the virus to more than 100 countries around the world, including some of Europe's big tourist hotspots such as Italy, which is now on lockdown, has ignited... Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Standards, sustainability and big tech investments in tours and activities
VIDEO: Standards, sustainability and big tech investments in tours and activities
By Kevin May | January 9, 2020
Joining us for a panel discussion in the PhocusWire Studio were Luuc Elzinga, CEO at Tiqets, and Alex Kremer, co-founder at Arival. Read More
News | Online
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Travel startup investments 2019 - a year in review
By Steven Lerner | December 11, 2019
Investors were pouring money into travel startups in 2019. Here's where that money went.   Read More
News | Startups
Sounding Off: Google will have the lunch of tours and activities as well
Sounding Off: Google will have the lunch of tours and activities as well
By PhocusWire | November 29, 2019
It is only a question of time before Google seeks to build out an ecosystem in tours and activities that mirrors its efforts in hotels and flights. Read More
Interview | Online
Brand Business - Emil Martinsek of GetYourGuide
Brand Business - Emil Martinsek of GetYourGuide
By Steven Lerner | November 26, 2019
GetYourGuide's Emil Martinsek speaks with PhocusWire about his role as chief marketing officer. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: GetYourGuide and Klook discuss SoftBank, tours sector outlook
VIDEO: GetYourGuide and Klook discuss SoftBank, tours sector outlook
By Steven Lerner | November 21, 2019
Eric Gnock Fah, co-founder and COO of Klook, and Johannes Reck, co-founder and CEO of GetYourGuide, discuss the most recent funding round by SoftBank.   Read More
News | Online
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Johannes Reck
By PhocusWire | October 28, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Florida in November, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick... Step forward Johannes Reck of GetYourGuide. Read More
Interview | Distribution
Doug Lansky on destination management
Q&A: Doug Lansky on "unbalanced" tourism and tech's role in destination management
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2019
Author and speaker Doug Lansky says a digital infrastructure will enable destinations to manage visitor volume and timing. Read More
News | Online
Mobile and millennials continue to dominate tours and activities online booking
Mobile and millennials continue to dominate tours and activities online booking
By Linda Fox | September 12, 2019
A study from TourScanner finds smartphones are dominant for searching tours and activities and millennials are leaders in online booking. Read More
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OTAs, margins and supply - lessons for tours and activities from battles elsewhere
OTAs, margins and supply - lessons for tours and activities from battles elsewhere
By Olan O’Sullivan - TrekkSoft  | August 6, 2019
Are the investments by Booking Holdings and TripAdvisor about supporting their consumer offerings rather than offering compelling solutions for operators to run their businesses? Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Suppliers, beware: A threat lurks in tours and activities distribution
Suppliers, beware: A threat lurks in tours and activities distribution
By Tao Tao - GetYourGuide  | August 1, 2019
There is a growing threat to the future of tours and activities: the loss of independence in reservation systems, thanks to acquisitions by TripAdvisor and Booking Holdings. At GetYourGuide, we don’t... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
VIDEO: GetYourGuide says raise big or go home
VIDEO: GetYourGuide says raise big or go home
By Kevin May | July 15, 2019
CEO Johannes Reck talks about why the race to scale is so important and what happens if they don't get to it. The answer is very black and white. Read More
News | Online
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