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Let’s face it: The In-destination industry has been the hottest sector of travel over the past few years. Venture capital keeps pouring in, M&A is accelerating, technology is (finally) taking hold and operators across the region and around the world are investing in tech. Where does this all lead? Will OTAs own the day? Do operators have a voice? What will these changes mean to creators and sellers across the region? A leading venture investor, a corporate strategist and a startup CEO who’s seen it all explain the present and chart the future for The Best Part of Travel.
Most think of online travel agencies (OTAs) as simply online resellers of other operators’ products. But Taiwan-based KKDay is not your typical OTA. They are getting into customer delivery with KKDay branded experiences. In this talk, the company’s regional executive director explains why, how, and what it means for tour and activity operators.
Amid media reports and rumors about another big fundraising initiative for GetYourGuide, a leading global online travel agency for tours, activities and attractions, the company’s COO and co-founder Tao Tao sat in the hot seat for an Ask Me Anything interview at Arival Berlin in March.
Expedia Local Expert touts the benefits of tech neutral, and what the means for how they work with operators of Tours, Activities & Attractions.
Should Tour, Activity & Attraction operators list on Airbnb Experiences?  We asked Airbnb directly what they looking for, how it works, and what’s next for the online accommodation behemoth.
The president of the largest online travel agency in Tours, Activities & Attractions reveals why and how booking - and Bokun -- are central to TripAdvisor’s long-term strategy.