Tunisia

German tourists stay but bookings slump

Most German tourists will complete their holidays in Tunisia despite the bloody terrorist attack last Friday that killed 38 holidaymakers in Sousse but bookings for the destination have slumped. more

TUI Germany

Market share gains and long-haul expansion

TUI has extended its German market leadership this year thanks to strong bookings and launched a major expansion of its long-haul programme for the forthcoming winter 2015/16 season. more

 

Eurowings

European growth through airline integrations?

Lufthansa’s new budget airline brand Eurowings could incorporate other group airlines in future to expand its operations rapidly in Europe, according to Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr. more

 

Appointments

Arrivals and departures

FTI, DER Touristik, Unister Travel and Holidaycheck have made new managerial appointments during June while a prominent name is leaving DSR Hotels. more

 

TUI

Sebastian Ebel named Germany CEO

TUI has appointed board member Sebastian Ebel as head of its Germany business giving him an important double role within the group. more

 

News in brief

Setbacks and business reviews

Setbacks for Robinson and Schauinsland-Reisen, a business review at travel e-retailer Unister, and expansion by Condor and V.Ö. Travel are among the news on the German market this week. more

 

German market trends

Tour operators expect strong late sales

High levels of excess capacity and supplier rate cuts are likely to drive strong late sales for summer 2015 holidays, according to German tour operators. more

 

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