Operator Business Tips

Bucket lists are more likely to play a part in travelers’ decision making to visit a cultural site or monument than fame, new Arival research has found
Skepticism of virtual tours may be widespread but Prague City Adventures have seen success even if the market shrinks as travel returns
Getting to grips with both off- and online distribution is one of the most important things an operator can do
Travelers are planning their spa and yoga much further in advance as drop-ins vanished during the pandemic
As the world tries to come to an agreement on the climate crisis, here’s steps that operators can take to become more sustainable
Many watersport and boat tour operators have ridden an incredible wave of growth as the pandemic sent travelers from cities and crowds to the great outdoors. But can they sustain this growth? Here’s their story in five charts
Spain-based food tour operator Devour Tours has joined City Experiences’ growing portfolio of land-based experiences
The OTA promises to increase bookings by 15%, but will it spiral into a commission arms race? We break down how the new program works and what it means for operators
FareHarbor’s deal with leading travel metasearcher Kayak is another signal of how reservations tech providers are stepping into distribution. The bigger opportunity may be for operators to cross-sell other tours and tickets on their website. Here’s what it all means
PPC advertising can be expensive for multi-day operators, but with the right optimization it could work out cheaper than a commission

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