DER Touristik

Optimistic outlook for 2015

DER Touristik’s individual holidays division is looking ahead optimistically to 2015 despite only low growth this year. more

Unister Travel

Search for investors continues

Leading German travel e-retailer Unister Travel is still looking for a new majority shareholder who could be a strategic or financial investor either from Germany or abroad, managing director Boris Raoul told fvw in an interview. more


Öger Tours

Best year ever for Turkey specialist

Öger Tours had its best year ever in 2014 and is expanding its Orient programme for summer 2015. more


Springer Group

Media giant buys holiday homes portal

Leading German media group Axel Springer has made a further move into the travel business with the acquisition of the Dutch firm @Leisure, which operates the Belvilla and Casamundo holiday homes portals. more


Bentour Reisen

Cycling to success in Turkey

Specialist Turkey tour operator Bentour has grown fast this year and is launching cycling holidays in the country next year. more


German market trends

Business year ends with 2% growth

Travel agents in Germany increased sales by just 2% in the 2013/14 year after strong late sales rescued a weak summer season, according to market researchers. The outlook for 2015 is mixed so far. more



Mobile communications and more concept hotels

TUI will start selling mobile data packages to holidaymakers to reduce their communications costs and encourage more use of smartphones and tablet computers on holiday in its latest product innovation. more


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