Tour Operator


ConnexPay - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
ConnexPay - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 5, 2018
ConnexPay is transforming how travel companies accept cards & pay for travel to save millions of dollars in fees. Read More
Interview | Startups
Gen Z reignites traveler affinity for mobile apps
Gen Z reignites traveler affinity for mobile apps
By Linda Fox | November 27, 2018
Generation Z travelers are looking for mobile apps and services to help them budget and plan trips as well as to organize and share their experiences on return. Read More
News | Technology
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Travel fans are engaged on Instagram, but can brands keep up?
Travel fans on Instagram consume more content than other audiences but it remains a tough channel for brands to crack. Read More
News | Online
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Could Google or Amazon end up owning the traveler profile?
By Linda Fox | November 9, 2018
Who owns the customer profile is going to change, and it could be an online giant such as Google or Amazon. Read More
News | Technology
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TravelgateX snaps up REVVA to improve business intelligence tools
By Linda Fox | November 6, 2018
TravelgateX, a travel connectivity specialist, has acquired revenue management and business intelligence startup REVVA. Read More
News | Technology
Q&A: Tech, people and policy - the evolution of travel insurance
Q&A: Tech, people and policy - the evolution of travel insurance
By Kevin May | October 29, 2018
Beth Godlin has worked in the travel insurance sector for 25 years, so is well-placed to analyze where it has come from and where it is heading. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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TAKE A SURVEY: Gender parity in travel and technology
By PhocusWire | October 26, 2018
Phocuswright is engaging its community to help find out where the industry stands on gender parity. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: The Travel Corporation on the sun shining on activities
VIDEO: The Travel Corporation on the sun shining on activities
By Kevin May | October 25, 2018
As the online end of the tours and activities sector has received a massive bump in interest over recent years, groups such as The Travel Corporation have watched on with huge interest. Read More
News | Technology
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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
QOTW: Something about a magician's tricks
QOTW: Something about a magician's tricks
By PhocusWire | October 12, 2018
Quote from Stephen Joyce, CEO of Rezgo, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Online
Trekksoft expands into ski operator tech with Waldhart acquisition
Trekksoft expands into ski operator tech with Waldhart acquisition
By Kevin May | October 3, 2018
Trekksoft has made its second acquisition of 2018 with the buy out of Austrian tech provider for ski and other activity providers, Waldhart Software. Read More
News | Technology
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