Arival @ TIS 2021

10-12 NOV 2021 | Seville, Spain

Arival @ TIS 2021 will assess the biggest trends shaping tours, activities and attractions with leading operators, distributors and innovators from around the world.

Arival @ TIS 2021


Thursday, November 11 2021 | 10:00 AM

What’s Next in Experiences: Research & Roundtable

Tours, activities, attractions – the things travelers do when they get there – have always been at the heart of each trip, and the center of each destination. But as…

Thursday, November 11 2021 | 11:00 AM

Beyond the Bus

The open-deck tour bus is an iconic image of conventional, mass-market tourism. But bus operators are hardly sitting still as the market and traveler demand change. This talk from the…

Thursday, November 11 2021 | 11:30 AM

Getting Direct: OTAs & the Future of Distribution

OTAs have dominated the headlines in tours and activities, but many operators are much more focused on going direct. How will distribution unfold as we head into 2022? What will…

Thursday, November 11 2021 | 12:00 PM

Building a Global Tours & Activities Brand

From flight and hotels to footwear, food and cups of coffee, global brands are a part of our daily life. The consumer’s bread and butter, so to speak. But few…

Thursday, November 11 2021 | 12:45 PM

Augmented Experiences: Immersive Tech, Virtual Reality & the Future of Attractions

Entrepreneurs are creating innovative new experiences that blend technology and live interaction to create entirely new visitor experiences. This talk walks through the creative visitation behind IDEAL Barcelona and how…

Thursday, November 11 2021 | 13:15 PM

Tours, Attractions & Google: What the New Things to Do Means for Operators and OTAs

Google is re-creating its approach to in-destination experiences with free and promoted booking links directly from tour and attraction listings on Google. This will have big implications for tours, activities,…

Thursday, November 11 2021 | 15:30 PM

How Technology Is Transforming the Attraction Experience

Over the past two years, the world’s greatest monuments, amusements, museums, observatories, and cultural sites have gone from overtourism to no tourism to a gradual return while managing an array…

Thursday, November 11 2021 | 16:00 PM

Attractions Revisited: The Big Shifts in the Path to Purchase and What It Means for the Future of Visitor Attractions

Visitor attractions have always been at the heart of each trip, and the center of each destination. From museums and zoos to cultural monuments, theme parks and observatories, every attraction…

Thursday, November 11 2021 | 16:40 PM

Free Isn’t Cheap: Understanding Free Walking Tours

Beloved by many travelers, reviled by many operators, free tours play a big role in how cost-conscious travelers experience a destination. In this talk, the co-founder of GuruWalk makes the…


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