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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
News | Distribution
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
Is a consolidated world good for travelers?
Is a consolidated world good for travelers?
By Jill Menze | May 29, 2019
At Voyager HQ's Travel Disruption Summit, leading players in the tours and activities space debated if consolidation in travel is good for consumers. Read More
News | Online
GetYourGuide 484 million funding reaction
Investors and a rival on the impact of GetYourGuide's record-breaking funding round
By Mitra Sorrells | May 17, 2019
Industry leaders react to news that SoftBank Vision Fund has invested $484 million in GetYourGuide. Read More
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GetYourGuide 484 million series E
GetYourGuide nabs $484M Series E round; CEO talks growth, Klook
By Mitra Sorrells | May 16, 2019
GetYourGuide will add new markets and inventory funded by $484 million raised in a Series E round lead by Softbank Vision Fund. Read More
News | Distribution
Why Europe is a microcosm of wider trends in online travel
Why Europe is a microcosm of wider trends in online travel
By PhocusWire | May 7, 2019
Three broad trends illustrate the prowess of the region in the current online travel scene - but, equally, demonstrate how fragile the growth of the sector can be when one particular brand or market... Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: GetYourGuide on being a startup and doing things differently
VIDEO: GetYourGuide on being a startup and doing things differently
By Kevin May | March 18, 2019
PhocusWire caught up with Tao Tao, GetYourGuide's chief operating officer, during the recent Arival Europe 2019 event in the company's home city. Read More
News | Online
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Online marketplaces gaining momentum in tours booking race
By Linda Fox | January 4, 2019
Tour and activity bookings through online marketplaces increased in 2018 compared to 2017. Read More
News | Distribution
Technically Speaking - Udi Nir of GetYourGuide
Technically Speaking - Udi Nir of GetYourGuide
By Jill Menze | November 14, 2018
New to GetYourGuide, Udi Nir joined the Berlin company following stints at e-commerce companies including Instacart, ModCloth and eBay. Read More
Interview | Online
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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
News | Online
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
News | Online
Offline part 3 tours and activities
Back in the offline world, part 3: Tours and activities
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2018
 2018 may be remembered as a tipping point for the digitization of the tours and activities sector within the global travel industry.  Read More
News | Technology
Google launches Touring Bird with 25,000 experiences in 20 cities
Google launches Touring Bird with 25,000 experiences in 20 cities
By Jill Menze | September 7, 2018
In April, PhocusWire uncovered details of Touring Bird, the hush-hush tours and activities app Google was developing inside its Area 120 incubator. Now Touring Bird has officially launched 25,000... Read More
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