Tours & Activities


InPhocus, episode 23 - Time spent with Katz is never wasted
InPhocus, episode 23 - Time spent with Katz is never wasted
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2020
Jeff Katz has plenty to say about his new comrade Cory Garner but, as many will know, the Orbitz founder and former-airline exec always has a range of views on many other aspects of the industry. Read More
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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2020
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
News | Online
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Identifying areas for innovation as travelers embrace their "conscience"
By Linda Fox | September 15, 2020
Smart Travel Lab believes travelers now have a heightened sense of wanting to do better and travel more sustainably. Brands should take advantage of this shift. Read More
News | Distribution
WEBINAR ALERT: How NBCUniversal powers individual experiences with people-based data
WEBINAR ALERT: How NBCUniversal powers individual experiences with people-based data
By PhocusWire | September 15, 2020
In this new climate, people-based marketing is no longer a “nice to have” philosophy, but rather a requirement for brands to activate meaningful and valuable experiences for individuals. Read More
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European tourism bodies plead for coordinated travel restrictions
By Linda Fox | September 9, 2020
The call follows one from the European Commission last week, which wants a coordinated approach to travel restrictions and to help the recovery of economies across Europe. Read More
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BookingKit secures €5M investment to help accelerate pandemic recovery
BookingKit secures €5M investment to help accelerate pandemic recovery
By Kevin May | September 9, 2020
The activity platform enlisted the financial support of Intermedia Vermögensverwaltung, Müller Medien, High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), business angel Robert Kabs and another business angel with the... Read More
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As fewer people fly, destination marketing becomes a domestic game
As fewer people fly, destination marketing becomes a domestic game
By Bill Obreiter - ADARA | September 8, 2020
For destination marketers, it’s critical to understand how to navigate this new world, where fewer people will be flying.  Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: OCUS - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
VIDEO: OCUS - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2020
By PhocusWire | September 5, 2020
OCUS offers brands a complete photography solution anytime, anywhere in the world to drive engagement and boost revenue - all while scaling your business. Read More
Interview | Technology
How attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
How attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
By Don White - Satisfi Labs | September 4, 2020
Here's how three areas of the local tourism experience will be impacted by technology optimized for the COVID-19 world. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... Sarah Wan
By PhocusWire | September 3, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis. Read More
Interview | Online
VIDEO: New Reality With... Lola Åkerström of Geotraveler Media
VIDEO: New Reality With... Lola Åkerström of Geotraveler Media
By PhocusWire | September 2, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Lola Åkerström, founder at Geotraveler Media and an award-winning travel photographer and writer. Read More
News | Technology
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Southeast Asian super app Grab adds tour and activity bookings through Klook
By Mitra Sorrells | September 2, 2020
Grab users will be able to book and pay for Klook's tour and activity offerings in the Grab app. Read More
News | Distribution
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Sounding Off: Hotels should think what to do with their empty space
By PhocusWire | August 28, 2020
Recovery is uncertain, perhaps long-term, so thinking "smaller and smarter" is likely the best strategy for any part of the travel ecosystem through the rest of the year and into 2021. Read More
Interview | Technology
VIDEO: New Reality With... Elliott Ferguson of Destination D.C.
VIDEO: New Reality With... Elliott Ferguson of Destination D.C.
By PhocusWire | August 26, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Elliott Ferguson, CEO of Destination D.C, one of the most high-profile destination and tourism organizations in the world. Read More
News | Online
WEBINAR REPLAY! Power your payments – Shining light on how customers pay for flights, hotels, holidays and ground transport
WEBINAR REPLAY! Power your payments – Shining light on how customers pay for flights, hotels, holidays and ground transport
By PhocusWire | August 26, 2020
We discuss key insights from a survey of 33,000 people across 12 countries to find out how they pay for travel and the importance of payments in the booking experience. Read More
News | Technology
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