TMG’s Sustainable Travel series: The Introduction.

Sustainable tourism is a new type of travel. This new way of travelling is for people who want to reduce their environmental impact when visiting new places.  The UN Environmental report focused on climate change and its effect on the earth’s temperature rising between a predicted 1.8 degrees and 4 degrees celsius. This will result…

Why two heads are better than one for Discovery

One of many side-effects of the pandemic is the exponential growth in online searches for travel since 2019, which spiked during the periods of the pandemic in which travel restrictions were due to, and beginning to, be eased. But the lead time from initial search to checkout has grown too, with travellers being more cautious…

Travel & Covid-19 – The perfect storm?

Covid has accelerated the digital evolution in tours and leisure activities. Investors were taking note of tours and activities as a sector. Many big travel players view this sector as a growing product portfolio.   The Covid-19 pandemic saw this development halted. Suddenly businesses saw their customer base dwindle into almost nothing. This saw the closure…

The importance of flexibility and agility, post-pandemic

Why should hospitality adopt the Agile Philosophy? So first things first, what is Agile and the Agile philosophy?  Agile is used to describe software development and project management and was initially developed out of frustration by a team of software developers who saw a problem with software and the way it was developed. Companies were…

Travel forecasts for 2022

According to the latest PwC Research, almost two-thirds of people said they expect to book either the same number of holidays or more in 2022 than in pre-pandemic years. The IATA forecast predicts travel demand will rise to 61% of pre-pandemic levels in 2022 versus 40% in 2021. We delve into the travel forecasts for…

Travel industry trust gaps

A new study by global travel retailer Travelport has uncovered revelations that there are considerable trust gaps between consumers and suppliers in the Travel industry. Travel consumers have their doubts about pricing, information privacy, data privacy and even safety measures. There are four main trust gaps, information credibility, price transparency, data privacy and COVID-19 protocols.…

Why is travel a target for fraudsters

s the year comes to an end, many people will begin to plan their next years’ worth of holidays and getaways. With the travel industry becoming increasingly digitised, there is more of an opportunity and avenue for criminals to conduct fraud. The travel and tourism industry is worldwide, leaving room and gaps for fraudsters to…

Find the right reservation system for your business

Booking systems are crucial to today’s tech-savvy travellers who want to see availability in real-time. You will need to outsource aspects of a booking system, meaning you will need to trust a third party to upkeep your customer expectations. There are many different booking systems out there to choose from, so you might be wondering…

Sustainability in travel and tourism

It is no secret that there is a need to accelerate decarbonisation and minimise our carbon footprint as an industry. Tour and travel operators have the opportunity to contribute and develop a more sustainable travel and tourism sector. Travel companies have the power to support wildlife preservation and create more economic opportunities and social value…