Tour Operators

Tour Operators

Tour Operators’ Inflation Problem

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at inflation in the tours space, TUI’s DIY focus, and South Korean temple tourism.

Tour Operators’ Inflation Problem

Tour Operators

How Long Can Tour Operators Absorb Costs Vs. Prolonged Inflation?

Tour operators believe inflation isn't slowing down travel demand. But they're fighting hard to ensure their sector's recovery won't take a hit if they can't avoid passing on rising costs to consumers with limited travel budgets.

How Long Can Tour Operators Absorb Costs Vs. Prolonged Inflation?

Tour Operators

Why Tour Operators Are Emerging as Travel’s Most Vocal Leaders for Sustainability

The global focus on sustainability will be the catalyst for the asset light and human-focused tour operator sector going mainstream.

Why Tour Operators Are Emerging as Travel’s Most Vocal Leaders for Sustainability

Tour Operators

U.S. National Parks Reservation Requirements May Deter Global Tourists

Limited booking windows for American national parks made sense amid the surging number of domestic visitors. With the resumption of international travel, the customer base has now changed. U.S. national parks may have to rethink their new reservation systems moving forward.

U.S. National Parks Reservation Requirements May Deter Global Tourists

Tour Operators

Ukraine’s Neighbors Still Attracting Tourists Despite War Raging Nearby

Traveler fears, particularly in the U.S. and Europe, about the danger of the Ukraine War spreading have lessened, allowing for tourism's recovery in Eastern Europe to continue. Industry stakeholders still have to vigilantly reassure and educate travelers about the safety of their destinations.

Ukraine’s Neighbors Still Attracting Tourists Despite War Raging Nearby

Tour Operators

Intrepid’s Darrell Wade on Why Sustainability Isn’t Easy

Wade bring years of on-the-ground work to the topic of travel and sustainability and his self-aware insights pull few punches.

Intrepid’s Darrell Wade on Why Sustainability Isn’t Easy

Tour Operators

TUI CEO Friedrich Joussen Is Stepping Down

Growing numbers of travel businesses are making leadership changes to ready themselves for the next chapter. In TUI's case, the CEO believes change at the top is needed after mastering the "existential crisis."

TUI CEO Friedrich Joussen Is Stepping Down

Tour Operators

Podcast: What’s Next for Tour Operators

Listen now for a forward-looking conversation about the opportunities in the multi-day tours sector, especially digitization and how a new focus on experience brings opportunities to tour operators.

Podcast: What’s Next for Tour Operators

Tour Operators

TUI Musement’s New CEO Tries to Use the Operator Legacy to Advantage in Tours and Activities

TUI Musement is an up-an-comer in the tours and activities space because of the parent company's huge base, and it knows how to run a tour. Now it has to execute on the digital challenge.

TUI Musement’s New CEO Tries to Use the Operator Legacy to Advantage in Tours and Activities

Tour Operators

U.S. Tour Operators Proceed Carefully on Cuba Trips With Eye on 2024 Elections

U.S. tour operators may not have long to take advantage of the eased travel restrictions to Cuba. So they're not wasting time during their preparations because legally taking travelers to the island is very complicated.

U.S. Tour Operators Proceed Carefully on Cuba Trips With Eye on 2024 Elections