German market trends

TUI launches winter sale as cruises keep bookings afloat

Long-haul over-capacity for the winter has prompted TUI Germany into a major sales drive while summer bookings appear to have been mostly been kept afloat by demand for cruises. more

Thomas Cook

Berk shakes up Germany & Central Europe management

Thomas Cook’s new Germany and Central Europe chief Stefanie Berk is completely restructuring the company’s management team with numerous appointments. more


Paul’s Insights

Refugees and terrorism

Time for travel industry to act

Refugees and terrorism. The two hot topics under discussion at last week’s fvw Kongress are complex challenges. The travel industry has to go beyond words now and take action. more



Lufthansa low-cost strategy

Full-risk towards the future

Eurowings should become one of the pillars of the Lufthansa Group. This is a difficult task and a big risk but is probably the group’s only chance to succeed in the long run. more


German market focus

Trends and outlook for the German business travel market

Germany is the largest business travel market in Europe but what are the underlying trends and the outlook for the next few years? fvw’s Oliver Graue explains… more


News in Brief

More flights and cruises for the winter

FTI, Schauinsland-Reisen, Aida Cruises, Phoenix Reisen and Ryanair are expanding flights and cruises for the German market. more



Arrivals and departures in September

TUI, travel e-commerce group Comvel, DER Touristik, FTI and other tourism companies and organisations have appointed several new managers during September. more


DER Touristik Group

Three regions to incorporate Kuoni businesses

Germany's DER Touristik Group has presented a new structure following the takeover of the former Kuoni tour operator businesses. more


fvw Hotelometer

Blau Punta Reina Resort slides down

Spanish beach hotel Blau Punta Reina Resort was the biggest loser in the latest fvw Hotelometer ranking with a drop of six places while the biggest winners were in Turkey. more


News in Brief

Speculation over market exits and strategic cooperation

TUI’s latest sales figures, a possible withdrawal from Tunisia by Riu Hotels and speculation over a cooperation between Lufthansa and Easyjet are in the news this week on the German market. more

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