Daily News for Tours, Activities and Attractions – Feb 6, 2019
What is the Tourpreneur Daily Briefing.
Shane sifts through global industry websites, newspapers, magazines, and a variety of other resources to find the “must read” articles for each day, identify relevant job opportunities, and highlight new trends to watch.
He scours the news and curates the best material so you never miss out on the major news in our industry.
- Airbnb and VisitBritain team up promote local tourism experiences.
A £500,000 partnership between VisitBritain/VisitEngland and Airbnb aims to help businesses and destinations promote local experiences to tourists.
A Record £3.4 Billion in Travel Industry Deals at WTM London
In total 4,664 exhibitors from 182 countries and regions took part in the event.
Four key developments keeping the U.S. OTA market exciting
The article claims 80% of tours and activities are being booked offline. Expect sales calls from the major OTAs as they race to offer the most products.
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Tours and Activities News
- Defining a New Era of Food Tourism
New Skift report on Food Tourism released today.
For $34,000, You Can Have the Louvre All to Yourself
The 90-minute tour for up to four people is being offered by Paris-based luxury travel company Family Twist.
The Freedom Trail foundation public tours were canceled today. Apparently, a team with a quarterback called Tom were on a victory parade.
- MoMA to Close, Then Open Doors to More Expansive View of Art.
Original WWII German message decrypts to go on display at National Museum of Computing
Yesterday it was a museum about bunnies, today it is gummy bears – coming to San Francisco soon!
People News and Career Opportunities
Send us your tour and activities related jobs and we will publish them in the daily brief.
Congratulations to my former colleague Alexi Tseffos who joins Big Bus as Global Sales Manager, Americas. Alexi joins Big Bus after 6 years at Get Your Guide.
- Love the ‘best part of travel’ and have journalistic experience? Arival is looking for a Managing Editor.
- Devour Tours are looking for a Paris Food Tour Operations and Guide.
- Headoutare recruiting for the following positions:
Senior BD Manager (DACH and Holland.) (Berlin)
Sr Manager BD Business Development Spain (Berlin.)
Sr Manager Business Development – (NYC)
Sr Manager Business Development – Italy (Berlin)
- Walks are looking for a Guide Manager based in San Francisco.
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