Tours & Activities


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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: 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
News | Startups
Tours and activities: the next frontier for airlines?
Tours and activities: the next frontier for airlines?
By Jill Menze | October 17, 2018
Do airlines want to enter the tours and activities game? On the list of priorities, airlines are interested in selling their core product - flights - first and foremost, says Tamas Hanyi, general... Read More
News | Distribution
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
News | Distribution
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Jonne de Leeuw
By PhocusWire | October 15, 2018
The fund led a $17 million round to back Tiqets, now its principal participates in an executive roundtable on tours and activities at The Phocuswright Conference 2018. Read More
Interview | Startups
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: 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
From Our Partners | Technology
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
News | Online
VIDEO: LIVN on bringing a GDS approach to tours and activities
VIDEO: LIVN on bringing a GDS approach to tours and activities
By PhocusWire | October 11, 2018
LIVN has a pertinent perspective on how the tours and activities is likely to develop on the next few years. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
VIDEO: iSeatz on its ancillary management system
VIDEO: iSeatz on its ancillary management system
By PhocusWire | October 10, 2018
iSeatz, the travel commerce and merchandizing technology company, recently debuted its Ancillary Management System to the industry. Read More
From Our Partners | 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
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STARTUP STAGE: KeyoCoin helps independent travel companies through universal rewards program
By Linda Fox | October 10, 2018
KeyoCoin is a blockchain-based travel rewards cryptocurrecy and platform that aims to get independent travel businesses in front of consumers, as well as provide them with a rewards program.  Read More
Interview | Startups
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
TripAdvisor Experiences TV campaign
TripAdvisor signals importance of tours and activities with TV ad launch
By Mitra Sorrells | October 9, 2018
TripAdvisor is trying a new strategy to encourage travelers to book tours and activities on its platform.   Read More
News | Online
In the green room at Phocuswright with... David Holyoke
In the green room at Phocuswright with... David Holyoke
By PhocusWire | October 8, 2018
As global head of Airbnb for Work, David Holyoke oversees the strategic direction and operation of the company's business travel vertical.  Read More
Interview | Online