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Arival has been tracking the impact of the outbreak on creators and sellers of tours, activities, and attractions with our Coronavirus Pulse survey.
Here's just a small taste of what happened at the only conference dedicated to creators and sellers of tours, activities, and attractions. These videos are a daily inside peek at all Arival offered, including the networking, the theater sessions, the workshops, and the parties—enjoy!
Simone Gozzi, CEO of City Wonders, tells us what it takes to earn one of TripAdvisor’s highest awards.
Learn how operator Phakamile Hlazo, founder of Zulu Nomad, caters tours to younger travelers seeking authentic and varied experiences.
Get the dirt on how to earn more lucrative group bookings from Dig This, a Las Vegas-based operation who frequently snags large gatherings.
The New Year means all too many predictions and “year in review” articles. We don’t want to add to the media fluff. But here are 12 trends we think every creator and seller of Tours, Activities, Attractions & Events should pay attention to this year. We don’t know how each of these will unfold, but the changes will affect everyone in our industry.
No part of the travel industry is facing more challenges and change than tour operating. New technology, changes in what young travelers want from their trips, and the rise of online booking and online travel agencies (OTAs) are compelling tour companies to change what they offer and how they offer it.
Dubai Tourism announced a plan to launch an online hub for operators and distributors, called the ‘Online Marketplace’. The service will begin in January 2019. According to their announcement, the marketplace will attempt to connect the city’s attractions and experiences within a technological framework as well as to a global network of resellers.
In March of this year, the innovative online media company Quartz proclaimed that somebody should let Airbnb know that travelers don’t like booking tours and activities online. There is just one problem. They are wrong. Here’s why.
Like it or not, online travel agencies (OTAs) such as TripAdvisor, Expedia, GetYourGuide and many others are becoming a bigger part of sales for Tours, Activities & Attractions. The acquisition of two tech companies in our sector last month brought this issue right into the spotlight.