Hotelplan and TUI eye Swiss tour operator business

Rivals Hotelplan and TUI Suisse are interested in Kuoni’s Swiss tour operating business which is up for sale as part of the group’s dramatic exit from the tour operator business. more

German market trends

Pick-up for Majorca bookings

German bookings for holidays on Majorca picked up in December while Egypt continued its strong recovery but Turkey weakened, according to new figures from leading reservations provider Traveltainment. more


Fvw Kongress

Conference moves to Essen

The annual fvw Kongress event for the German travel industry will move from Cologne to Essen this year. more


Exchange rates

Swiss tour operators slash prices

Tour operators in Switzerland have cut the price of foreign holidays by up to 15% to compensate for the dramatic rise in the value of the Swiss franc. more


German travel trends

Heading for new destinations

Germans want to travel more this year and are more interested than ever in discovering new destinations or undertaking new types of holidays, according to the annual Reiseanalyse consumer survey. more


TUI Germany

Clemens wants more profitable growth

TUI Germany’s outgoing CEO Christian Clemens is targeting profitable growth, higher online sales and an improved market share in 2015. more


German market trends

Holiday bookings pick up in December

The main summer holiday booking season in Germany got off to a good start last month but winter sales remain weak, according to the latest market surveys. more


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