Tomorrow Focus

A new-look Holidaycheck for Europe

Major German media group Burda is reorganising its European online travel retailing businesses around the consumer reviews portal Holidaycheck, according to a top manager. more

DER Touristik

Hartmann takes over as Fiebig goes

DER Touristik CEO Norbert Fiebig is leaving Germany’s second-largest tour operator due to differences of opinion over the group’s future and will be succeeded by Sören Hartmann, head of the Cologne-based package holidays unit. more



New marketing chief to review brands

TUI has appointed a new marketing chief to review the future of the group’s many brands. more



New German basis planned in Cologne

Ryanair is expanding its flight operations at Cologne/Bonn airport into a new basis and adding more flights to European destinations next winter. more


Travel advisories

German tourism industry attacks Berlin

The German tourism industry is strongly criticising the recent “wishy-washy” travel advice of the government that led to an evacuation of German holidaymakers from Sharm El Sheikh and is calling for a more coordinated approach at EU level. more


Job changes

Surprise changes at Aldiana and Unister

Two major German tourism companies are facing management changes in surprise moves. more


Fvw Travel Technology Day

Travel factories for a mobile world

Tour operator IT systems need to become faster, more flexible and better able to display different products, leading experts said at the fvw Travel Technology Day in Cologne yesterday. more


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