Online Travel Agent (OTA)

The tours and activities ad-spend testing by the search giant has long been expected and is hardly a game-changer, for now. The bigger question for operators is what’s going on with Reserve.
The online travel agency is establishing new, clear product standards, but also risks operator ire with a new fee at a time when the industry is struggling.
Airbnb’s CEO insists that Experiences will be a big part of the company’s future.
In just another sign of the COVID times, Japan online travel agency VELTRA is pulling back from its international expansion plans to reduce costs.
The current crisis will not spare even the most well funded, high-flying startups from making the same tough decisions facing every tour and activity business.
TripAdvisor’s long-rumored restructuring poses big questions for operators.
A candid interview with TripAdvisor’s president of experiences and vacation rentals.
This candid interview will delve into how Airbnb is working operators, and we’ll ask their head North America the questions you need answered to see if you should be working with them.
Representatives from the online travel agency answer questions, and operators raise concerns.
A chat with the founder of TripShock, a distributor that operates primarily in the U.S. Southeast region.