How Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Companies Can Use SMS

| March 13, 2018

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The general availability of SMS — those 160-character messages exchanged on mobile phones — on everything from the most basic handsets to the most feature-rich smartphones makes text messaging the lowest common denominator for information dissemination, for sending out alerts, mobile coupons and other incentives driving consumer loyalty and encouraging repeat bookings and visits.

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Olympus Tours

Olympus Tours is one of the largest ground operators and Tours & activities provider in Mexico. Founded in 1994. Our Mission is to be the Global DMC of choice by creating amazing local travel experiences. Olympus Tours now operates in all of the most important destinations in Mexico such as Cancun, Cozumel, The Riviera Maya. Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, and Mexico City, as well as the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica.

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Online Travel Trends to Watch out for in 2020

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Travel has seen an incredible digital transformation over the last decade. Technologies like AI and Mobile have produced large scale disruption. With the number of aspirant travelers continuously increasing and millennials outrightly discarding the concept of work-life balance, the tourism industry is expected to continue to evolve in 2020. The overall paradigm shift in the travel arena is a result of the confluence of changing mindset and varying perception across various markets.

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Travel Managers speak out: 3 business travel topics post-pandemic

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Despite the global pandemic controlling business travel headlines for the past twelve months, there are quite a few other topics top of mind for travel managers today in North America. Egencia has taken a dive into the other important topics that are weighing on the minds of travel managers, and we’ve taken a look at what’s creating a buzz in the industry and within the Egencia travel manager Connect Community.

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As travel giants circle, understanding the economics in tours and activities is vital

Article | March 3, 2020

In the past 24 months, the tours and activities sector has moved from, to borrow a Cinderella analogy, the cinders to the palace, where its untapped potential has moved into the sights of major travel retailers and investors. These retailers and investors, as we know, included Booking Holdings, Tripadvisor and SoftBank via their investments in Klook and GetYourGuide. These moves have led to lots of opportunities for operators and consumers alike, but, as always, change does not come without its casualties. Some operators are to dealing with distributors and they understand that such partners can be both partner and competitor.

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Travel tech pros put sustainability behind economy as key challenges for 2020

Article | February 10, 2020

Economic uncertainty is deemed to be the biggest challenge facing the travel industry, ahead of climate change and sustainability issues, according to new research. A survey by Travel Technology Europe, sister brand of PhocusWire, reveals that 53% of those polled put economic conditions at the top of the list of concerns followed by sustainable travel at 45% and climate change at 44%. The study was carried out in the run-up to the United Kingdom's general election in early December 2019, so the challenge of economic uncertainty is not that surprising.

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Olympus Tours

Olympus Tours is one of the largest ground operators and Tours & activities provider in Mexico. Founded in 1994. Our Mission is to be the Global DMC of choice by creating amazing local travel experiences. Olympus Tours now operates in all of the most important destinations in Mexico such as Cancun, Cozumel, The Riviera Maya. Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, and Mexico City, as well as the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica.

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