Thomas Cook

Tunisia and Greece to hit profits

Thomas Cook Group today announced solid results for the third quarter ending in June 2015 along with good summer bookings but warned that recent events in Tunisia and Greece would hit profits in the peak season final quarter of this year. more

fvw survey

Many German tourism workers ready to switch employer

One third of employees in the German tourism industry are unhappy with their pay and working conditions, and 20% are actively looking for a new employer, according to an exclusive fvw survey. more


News in brief

Cheap flights and upgraded hotels

New budget air fares, upgraded hotels and 'quickie cruises' are on offer on the German travel market. more


German market trends

DRV hails good summer bookings

The German outbound travel market is growing well this year with generally good demand for most short- and long-haul destinations, according to the German Travel Association (DRV). more


River cruises

Nicko Cruises sold to Portuguese firm

Insolvent German river cruises operator Nicko Cruises has been sold to a Portuguese firm and will stay afloat under an experienced new managing director. more


News in Brief

Last-minute cruise holidays

New offers of last-minute cruise holidays, free hotel upgrades in Tunisia and new US flights are in the news this week. more


Destination trends

Bookings soar due to ‘World Cup effect’

Nearly all major holiday destinations generated strong bookings growth on the German outbound market in June due to one-off comparison effects with last year but Tunisia slumped massively, according to new figures. more

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