A Bold Take on the Experiences Industry – Insights. News. Opinions.
Each show presents Experiences industry news, updates and opinion from hosts Lori Timony, Virgin Experience Gifts, Christian Watts, Magpie Travel and Bruce Rosard, Arival. An A-List of guests join the hosts to discuss, debate and explore the Best Part of Travel.
Experience This! focuses on the big picture of our industry, from startups to enterprise companies throughout the ecosystem of the third largest and fastest growing sector of the travel industry.
Show formats vary from
- Deep dives into one or two topics
- Shorter succinct discussions
- Pitch shows
- News updates
- Event updates
Meet The Hosts
Meet The Hosts
FOUNDER & CEO, MAGPIE TRAVEL
Founder and CEO of Magpie Travel, a SaaS company focused on content management for the tours and activities sector. Brought the first Hop On Hop Off sightseeing service to San Francisco, under the City Sightseeing brand.
SENIOR TRAVEL LEADER
Lori is a seasoned travel executive with expertise in distribution, business and product development, strategic planning, and market analysis. She started as a Tour Director and held leadership positions at Saga Holidays, TNT Vacations, Smart Destinations, and Go City. Lori is VP of Partnerships at Virgin Experience Gifts.
CO-FOUNDER & CCO, ARIVAL
Bruce has been focused on the intersection of travel and the internet since 1994. He created, grew and sold Moguls Mountain Travel, a leading ski tour operator and early adopter of digital marketing and online bookings. After 8 years as head of sales and marketing at Phocuswright, Bruce co-founded Arival in 2017 and wears many hats including Chief Commercial Officer.