Unister Travel

Search for investors continues

Leading German travel e-retailer Unister Travel is still looking for a new majority shareholder who could be a strategic or financial investor either from Germany or abroad, managing director Boris Raoul told fvw in an interview. more

German market trends

Business year ends with 2% growth

Travel agents in Germany increased sales by just 2% in the 2013/14 year after strong late sales rescued a weak summer season, according to market researchers. The outlook for 2015 is mixed so far. more


Bentour Reisen

Cycling to success in Turkey

Specialist Turkey tour operator Bentour has grown fast this year and is launching cycling holidays in the country next year. more



Mobile communications and more concept hotels

TUI will start selling mobile data packages to holidaymakers to reduce their communications costs and encourage more use of smartphones and tablet computers on holiday in its latest product innovation. more


Thomas Cook

On target despite fluctuating sales

Thomas Cook Germany has seen sales rise and fall this year but it will meet its financial targets, CEO Michael Tenzer told fvw in an interview. more



Can Pichler steer Air Berlin to profit?

The dramatic comeback of Stefan Pichler to Germany as the new CEO of loss-making Air Berlin has surprised the travel industry and prompted diverse reactions about his chances of successfully turning around the struggling airline. more


Schauinsland Reisen

Capacity expansion after fast growth

Fast-growing German tour operator Schauinsland Reisen has added several new destinations and expanded capacity for summer 2015 after another record year. more


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