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.
As destinations around the world begin to reopen, data and insights from the road to recovery point to a shift in consumer needs and behaviors. COVID-19 has changed our world in many ways and that’s no different when it comes to travel.
The online travel agency (OTA) is making changes, such as different product prices, commission rates, Reserve Now & Pay Later, and more. Some operators are getting frustrated.
TripAdvisor’s long-rumored restructuring poses big questions for operators.
A candid interview with TripAdvisor’s president of experiences and vacation rentals.
Representatives from the online travel agency answer questions, and operators raise concerns.
The TripAdvisor-owned reservation software announced they are adding a booking fee to sales from operator websites.
The numbers are in from the largest publicly listed online travel agency in tours, activities and attractions, and all signs point upward.
TripAdvisor will start offering what they call Sponsored Placements for tours and experiences at the top of some search results. The announcement, which was emailed to TripAdvisor operators Tuesday, is the latest development in a simmering drama around TripAdvisor’s strategic plans for Bokun.
Sizing online sales of Tours, Activities & Attractions has always been tough. But with the pending IPO of Japan online seller VELTRA, we get a rare glimpse into the financials of a regional leader and the upward trend in online booking.