Listen: Booking a Hotel, Why Not Try Parasailing? Travel Websites Push Experiences
"Are trying to do people already book, you know, our place to stay with them. Right. So if they book a place to stay, and perhaps they book a fly, and perhaps book a car. Well, they want to find things to do. Right. They want to become essentially a one stop shop for most customers. And so I mean right now. About eighty percent of those type of experiences are offline so they're very small, mama. Pop medium kind of companies that are offering these experiences. So these are online travel agencies and hotels a hoping that they can provide that service directly through online and at the same time have all these experiences listed so that people can book everything through them. And then that way, they get more of a person's a spending dollars right for someone who is maybe trying to get a feel of how this might work and their options out there. Where's a good place to start? What kinds of companies have a good footing with this where it's a little user friendly. If someone's looking to book and experience while they travel what's out there. So I mean, I I love the companies are really moving into this. I mean expedient has been around and has been doing it for awhile typifies has been doing the same. But now they're offering a way for people to book more directly through them. Also, you have eater dot com. That's another big. One and then booking dot com is known for like booking hotels. But now you can book experiences through them too. And they're expanding more worldwide. So some those are some of the big like online travel agencies that are really moving into space, obviously hotels, always provided some type of service of experiences usually you had to go to like your front desk or something when now you can do it online. You can book dose experience in some cases, like even with Marya. You don't even have to be staying at one of the hotels will be able to book an experience. Right. These are all good things to know. Especially now is a holiday season approaches. People are going to be doing their vacation things. So good to, you know, get a little bit more organized with maybe I should think so much. Thank you for your time for more details. Head to wsJcom, we can find more podcast like this one, including our latest from personal tycoon this David Pierce instant message. There is a brand new episode out Friday. That's for the tech news briefing reporting from the newsroom in New York. I'm telling you Bruce does thanks for listening."