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Having so many people from different segments of our sector in the same place at the same time, in an atmosphere conducive to sharing, supporting and learning from each other, was a very positive and beneficial experience.
An incredible atmosphere, you can breathe optimism and you leave with a very reinforced feeling that it is worth what we do, that in the end it is to make people happy with things to do and remember a destination.
Arival has quickly established itself as the knowledge and debate centrifuge of the tours, activities, and attractions community. What comes out of Arival is clear, thoughtful and practical.
Arival was a great opportunity to meet like-minded people, exchange ideas, share issues and visions as well as getting to know various tech/IT solutions which will help to distribute more of the in-destination attractions & activities in the future.
Keep it the way you are. Highly Focused, Supplier centric & distribution aligned. It’s THE in-destination event to look out for.
Arival provided a great opportunity to hear about what is going on in the industry and get inspiration from companies who have achieved the things we are aiming for in the future!
I loved the app, and the fact that the sessions did not feel like free advertising opportunities for the speakers.
Arival in Berlin exceeded my expectations. The atmosphere on site was amazing. The topics for the sessions and workshops covered current challenges and solution approaches in the industry and brought up great in-depth discussions.
What makes these guys different is the authenticity – doing events not for ego or $$$…..but with a sincere desire to develop relationships and push the community forward. Love (heart) what Arival has accomplished thus far and excited to watch and support their growth. #greatnessahead.
It’s a totally community oriented event. It was spectacular to meet everyone here. We are really witnessing the birth of our industry right here.
If you’re in the tours and activities space, this is the conference for you! Learn from leaders in the tours and activities industry, meet with peers to have conversations at a deeper level, and have fun!
I was watching all of the talks from past Arival Events on Vimeo and I couldn’t imagine meeting all of those people personally and having the opportunity to ask questions about business just like if I would ask a friend. It’s like suddenly meeting rockstars. In everyday routine, sometimes the whole meaning of what you do can disappear, but these events make everything crystal clear in your head, you see that you are not a drop in the ocean, but you are the ocean.
I really enjoyed the event! It was a great learning experience and I’m already improving my business based on that knowledge. I also connected with a company that would not know about me if I wasn’t at Arival and that I believe will prove to be a good partner for the years to come.
Arival is a necessary first step to unite the tours and attractions industry and shine the spotlight on what really matters about travel, the moments, memories and experiences!
If you’re in the Tours and Activities space you MUST attend this conference, it’s as simple as that.
The Arival Conference was a great opportunity to meet like-minded tour operators from all over the world and to learn from their experiences & our own. A well-run event & wonderful networking opportunity.
I learned that tour suppliers need to market themselves as widely as possible on as many different platforms as they can. The results of visiting Arival have been overwhelmingly positive. I met with so many like minded people, I had an amazing time at Arival.
The Arival Event in Berlin was one of the best events I have ever participated. Everything was great, from the organisation, demo labs, workshops, theatre sessions, coffee breaks and parties. There was nothing that was not great…oh beside the fact that lasted only two days : (
I was pleasantly surprised by how affordable, it was. I enjoy the lack of TOURIST BOARDS and waste talks about politics. The consumer data was precious. Subjects were highly relevant to me. I felt it was a cost efficient and productive use of my time away from the office.
Bravo Arival! Finally an industry conference dedicated specifically to the needs and wants of the tours and activities sector! The content was so relevant and the cost of the conference was accessible enough to allow a last minute add on. Can’t wait for next year’s conference!
Arival was definitely worth the trip from Australia, the content presented and the contacts we made were extremely important to our continued business development.
Arival is a great place for operators to enjoy a couple of days stepping outside their businesses to analyse and plan new strategies.
Such a fantastic event. I already know that just from the people I’ve met and the learnings I’ve picked up, this conference has paid for itself. Thank you for a great week!
Arival conference is music for my ears. I know our market is fragmented and we are all busy, so meeting people that experience the passion, frustrations and success like I do is awesome.
It was great to talk to other tour owners and amazing to hear from Expedia and Viator and other distributors to learn what we can do to be better partners with all of them. I found out about new things to help me benefit my business.
Arival is a fantastic event and probably one of the best I’ve attended. Having a focused event on Tours & Activities is needed in this fast growing environment and this is what Arival provides.
We signed up early for the ARIVAL Conference not really knowing what to expect. We knew it was going to be an industry first so we were excited. It did not disappoint. It was great to see and learn what we were doing right, and what we could be doing in all kinds of areas to do better! Tons of great speakers with great information! Can’t wait till the next one! Thank you from David & Angie with Hoonah Travel Adventures, Hoonah Alaska population 800!!!
I have now attended Arival in Las Vegas and Berlin and the connections I have made have been incredible. Meeting tour operators face to face is the best form of ‘marketing’ anyone can do. If I was to put this into monetary terms, The Tourism Marketing Agency has generated approx £40,000 in yearly sales by attending Arival.
Informative and fun event, uniquely designed for those of us in the attractions & tours sector. I’ll be at Arival 2019 in Orlando, and I’ll bring colleagues too!
Thanks to Arival Event this week, our sector has made a huge positive leap forward!
Arival is definitely the rise of a Sleeping Giant, the Activities and Tours Industry. Great opportunity lo learn from the best in the area.
I came to Arival to pick up tips on how to do marketing, how to get better reviews, how to branch out into new things, meet other people doing the same thing. It has been great to network and find other partners to work with.