Corporate Outdooractive News

Tourism in the 2020s – a decade of tourism challenges

„2020 stands for a decade and time change. The beginning of a new era. The 1920s have already shown us that socially and politically everything was possible. We in the tourism industry are also facing a decade of challenges in tourism.”

At the turn of the year we entered the 20s of the 21st century. Does it mean a real change of times like in 1920s, which saw everything from high culture and the Golden Age to the Great Depression?

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Outdooractive in 2020 – An optimistic start

2020… what an awesome number for a year! We will not see another one like it until 3030- that is another 1010 years from now! And we are once again back in the 20s, which was a decade of the last century that was very much regarded in the history books as being golden. So apologies for my infectious enthusiasm and optimism when I wish you much health and happiness for 2020.

I think my optimism does not stem just from the magic of the year itself, but also all the new possibilities that Outdooractive has planned both for you and the furtherance of the tourism industry.  

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Outdooractive Content on the Bosch eBike Connect portal

As part of the digital world of Bosch eBike Systems, the eBike Connect portal has been hosting content from Outdooractive since December 2018. The eBike Connect portal allows e-bikers to plan their routes, transfer them to the Nyon on-board computer and then record, evaluate and share their own activities online. Routes from Outdooractive are available for download in the “Erkunden” section. Frequent updates to the eBike Connect app combine with up-to-date content from Outdooractive to bring a new level of connectivity and comfort to e-bike fans.

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News from Outdooractive: the Web App ‘Map’

The new module Web App ‘Map’ is now available free-of-charge to all customers who already use web frontends such as Regio or Destination. Now you have the opportunity to give your guests an ‘empty’ map with which they can get their initial bearings and filter in content as desired before taking this outline to the Route Planner stage.

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Manage growth, define the DNA of your destination and reach the right guests.

‘Be careful what you wish for.’ This is a phrase that has been repeatedly used by Chris Doyle of the ATTA (Adventure Travel Trade Association). How right he is, as you can see in the ever louder discussions taking place about so-called ‘overtourism’. In many regions the steadily rising numbers of bookings are leading to symptoms of overload. How these might be counteracted is explored in this article.

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