Daily Tours, Activities and Attractions News – Feb 14, 2019
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- TripAdvisor Places Big Bets on Experience Bookers Rather Than Hotel Shoppers
- CEO Steve Kaufer, in answering questions from analysts Wednesday, said consumers who buy experiences from TripAdvisor book right on TripAdvisor sites, and often become members while travelers shopping for hotels tend not to do so.
- Tripadvisor to ‘step on the gas‘ in the experiences space.
The TripAdvisor platform had 83,000 bookable experience products at the end of 2017 and 159,000 at the end of 2018, an increase of more than 90%.
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Tours and Activities News
- Just in time for Valentine’s Day, trolley tours reveal Sarasota’s hidden romantic history.
- Last year, global travel bookings platform Klook recorded a 100 percent rise in couples’ purchases in February compared to March. This year, it expects that trend to continue and has introduced a “For Lovers” filter specifically to assist with the anticipated demand.
- Corning Museum of Glass joins Netflix series “Blown Away”
- A Visit to the Museum of Broken Relationships. One of the worlds most unusual museums is the Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb. The collection traces its origins to a real-life breakup, between that of its co-founders. Apparently, every artifact is crowdsourced and sent in from people around the world.
People News and Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities – Jobs in Tours
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- Big Bus is looking for a Sales Account Manager in Washington DC.
- Urban Adventures are currently recruiting for 2 roles.
An entrepreneurially minded Tour Company Manager to join their new operation in Boston.
And for a Private Groups Specialist in their London, UK office.
- Got Account Exec experience then Fareharbor could be for you. They are listing several positions in Amsterdam, Boston and Sydney.
- TourRadar – Country Marketing Manager (USA) role based in NYC.
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