Travel Technology News

In another sign of travel’s troubled times, the online travel agency closes its once sizable, legacy offline business in Hawaii and Orlando.
The struggling Experiences unit, all but ignored in Airbnb’s IPO documentation, has already transformed tours and activities more than most in the sector would admit. And it may play an even bigger role as the Airbnb story unfolds.
As travel and experiences shifted to local, outdoor and small-group experiences, online travel agencies, long the fastest-growing channel in our industry, have lost market share.
Think start-up activity in tours and activities would slow to a crawl in 2020? Think again.
OK, we’re actually watching many, many more. But here are 10 startups in tours, activities and attractions that have recently caught our eye.
The CEO of the Berlin-based OTA says the company is stronger than ever while the competition retrenches.
The impact of online travel agencies, or OTAs, on the tours, activities, and attractions market is far more significant than their market share. Here’s why.
According to a new Arival report on sales and distribution, the pandemic could do in 12 months what OTAs and tech companies have struggled to do for decades.
As the pandemic continues, the OTA is reported to seek fresh investment capital; GetYourGuide says report is inaccurate.
Although the deal closed in January, the companies kept the news under wraps as the pandemic disrupted the sector through 2020.