Travel trends in 2019: boom in experiential tourism
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The boom in experiential travel is something every travel agency has to be aware of. Experiential tourism is a growing trend. Over the last few years it has been increasing in popularity. But this increase is becoming more pronounced, and is predicted to become almost exponential over the coming years. Experiential travel and tourism will be a key area of growth in 2019, and travel agencies would do well to be in a position to offer their customers experiential tours … Read More

What is relational well-being and why your experiential tourism should focus on it
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Over recent decades the travel and tourism sector has undergone major transformations especially when it comes to experiential way of living travel. There are many reasons for this including; the increase in disposable incomes, the changing nature of air travel, globalisation in general, and of, course the internet. The internet made it possible for regular people to organise their own trips and holidays which provided great challenges for travel agencies. Travel agencies, just like yours, had to adapt to the … Read More

How to market Italy as a winter travel destination: 3 Ideas
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There are many reasons why Italy is a great destination for winter holidays. There are less tourists, shorter queues, maybe the locals are less stressed out, and flights and hotels are cheaper because it is off-season. There are other reasons though, perhaps less obvious, and these include: winter exclusive festivals in Italy, experiential tours which can be done all year round but are perhaps more suited to winter, and winter gourmet experiential tours. If you are wondering how to market … Read More

Why is Italy the best destination when it comes to experiential tourism?
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Italy is leading the way in experiential tourism and is one of the best providers of the emerging niche market of experiential tours and holidays. That should come as no surprise because Italy has a long history of inventing and pioneering new trends and fashions. Here is a short – very short – list of things Italy has given to the world: ballet, jeans, the jacuzzi, the piano, the violin, the typewriter, the icecream cone, the espresso machine, and the … Read More

Opportunities and challenges of selling experiential tourism products
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Experiential tourism is, in the grand scheme of things, relatively new, although not unheard of. It is already a significant market sector and is continually growing. People are looking for more out of their holidays and experiential tourism offers them that. From experiencing the local culture and cuisine through the eyes of the indigenous, to elaborate, educational adventures, experiential tourism is a vibrant concept that caters to the desires of experienced travelers, and those who are just beginning to explore … Read More

Food and wine tourism in Italy – and potential market development for travel agents
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When you are talking about food and wine tourism, it seems that Italy is always top of the list. That’s according to foreign and Italian tourists alike. Italian themselves love to enjoy traditional Italian products – especially food and wine. And there is no shortage of choice seeing as there is a seemingless endless menu of delicacies from each of Italy’s 20 regions. And when you consider the fact that each region has different foods and wines for each season, … Read More

Experiential Travel ideas for Italy this Winter – 4 great tours for your travel agency
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When your mind wanders off thinking about winter travel ideas, there are a lot of people who think that it’s only worth visiting Italy during the sweltering hot summer months when it’s jammed with millions of tourists. For some inexplicable reason they believe they absolutely have to queue for hours on end to buy a slice of pizza, never mind get into a museum. This is, of course, completely wrong, and Italy is a wonderful tourist destination in winter too. … Read More

Stand out with an experiential tourism offer for your client with Artès
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One thing is clear: the travel market is becoming increasingly high demanding and travel agents need to find reliable local suppliers that can always provide the best experiential tourism offer available. Artès is the first Italian tour operator specialized in experiential tourism, from providing travel agents with the best local and unique experiential tourism offer to professional experiential tourism training for tour guides and people passionate about their roots. Are you ready to explore the market with us and take … Read More

3 things about cultural travel experiences in Italy that your travel agency should know
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The ministry of culture (MiBact) has recently released some interesting data regarding cultural travel experiences in Italy. Let’s dive a bit more in what makes Italy a great destination for cultural travel experience. The great success of Italian museums The data demonstrates that Italian museums are doing well and have shown a continual improvement over the last 4 years. According to the figures from 2017 there were over 50 million visitors to Italian museums which is a new record. Museums … Read More

Examples of experiential tourism in Italy you will want to sell immediately
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We are always adding new experiential tours to our Artès catalogue, and our Artès catalogue for 2019 is looking great. Artès organises experiential tours all over Italy with our Artès approved experiential tourist operators. We provide an immersive experience to our tourists who want to fully experience the history and culture of Italy in an interactive way. Here are four examples from our catalogue that your customers will certainly find incredibly interesting. 4 great examples of experiential tourism in Italy … Read More

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