Relaunching DestinationCTO to focus on digital tour operating & digital experiences

October 21st, 2022 by Alex Bainbridge

At the otherwise superb Arival sightseeing conference in Las Vegas two weeks ago there wasn’t much talk of digital experiences. Where I expected this topic to be discussed – perhaps the future of experiences session, or the future of online travel agents session, there was no mention of this upcoming evolution at all. It became […]

Learnings from Uptaste – B2C tours & activities has very different challenges to supplier tech

September 18th, 2018 by Alex Bainbridge

I am about to jump on a plane for #ArivalEvent in Las Vegas next week where I will meet up with many friends, colleagues, partners, competitors and DestinationCTO readers from across the industry. I will be soft launching a new tech platform there as well as writing up analysis of the presentations for DestinationCTO & […]

Hello world! Welcome to DestinationCTO

November 6th, 2017 by Alex Bainbridge

Welcome to DestinationCTO! We are a destination focussed travel technology publication edited and led by tour & activity industry veteran¬†Alex Bainbridge. Who is DestinationCTO for? We will provide news and insights relevant to local tour suppliers (including tour guides) as well as online travel agents and other retailers in our sector. Read more about our […]