Douglas Quinby

Last month HOHO operator Open Tour Paris and the Original Tour Company announced a rebrand to TootBus — but there’s a lot more to the change than just a name. Here are five things the newly branded HOHO company is doing as travel comes back
A new report from Arival details how new entrants, new business models and digital disruption are changing the global landscape for multi-day tours
The technology landscape for multi-day tour operators is as diverse and complex as any in travel and tourism. It’s also underdeveloped. Here’s our first effort to demystify the tech landscape for multi-day tour operators — but more work needs to be done
A quick guide to help tour operators and DMCs understand the growing landscape of online travel agencies for custom and scheduled multi-day tours
Tour operator, packaged tour, vacation, incoming, outbound, receptive, DMC … There's no shortage of industry lingo for multi-day tour operators. So here’s a simple Arival guide to help you demystify the multi-day jargon
Demand for ticketed attractions and museums appears to be relatively strong, but some attractions may want to consider a hybrid approach to advance purchase vs. walk-up
Travel’s return is a boon for some, but still very slow for most operators as we head into the summer season.
We asked the founders of a tour operator, an online tour provider, and a tech company what GetYourGuide’s acquisition of a tour operator means — and could mean — for our industry.
If the OTA blurred the lines between distributor and operator with its GetYourGuide-branded Originals, the acquisition of Guidatours only further signals the OTA’s bigger plans to have more say over tour supply and their customers’ experience.
Investors have poured more than $2.4 billion into our industry since 2017 and nearly $500 million since the pandemic. We list all of them here by funding, business model, region, and more.

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