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Strong Demand Propels TUI Group Bookings to 2019 Levels

TUI Group is seeing its first near-breakeven quarterly result since the onset of Covid-19, expecting strong demand for travel to generate positive results full year.

TUI Group Chief Resigns After Nearly 10 Years at the Helm

After almost a decade at the helm of TUI Group, CEO Friedrich Joussen announced on Friday that he would be resigning in the fall.

TUI Sees Tourism Recovery Fast Approaching 2019 Levels

TUI Group CEO Fritz Joussen expects to see the tourism industry recoup 80% of pre-pandemic 2019 levels this year or even reach 100%.

Crete Favorite 2022 Destination for TUI Customers

Customers of global leisure travel giant TUI Group have selected Crete as their favorite destination overall for 2022.

Leisure Travel Giant TUI Expects ‘No Impact’ of Sanctions on Business

TUI Group said that sanctions on the company’s shareholder, Russian billionaire Alexey Mordashov, as a result of the Russia-Ukraine crisis, will have no lasting impact on business.

Holiday Giant TUI Sees Strong Summer Ahead 

Travel giant TUI is expecting a strong summer ahead in view of very high demand for holidays in 2022.

TUI Chief Sees Reason to Be Positive in 2022

TUI’s head, Friedrich Joussen, says there is good reason to be optimistic in 2022 and that travel demand is focused more on the Mediterranean.

TUI Group Sees Recovery, Normal Booking Levels in 2022

TUI Group has so far achieved 69 percent of pre-crisis level bookings and expects to return to normality by summer 2022.

Germans Looking at Three Greek Islands for Summer 2021 Holidays

Three Greek islands are among the top destinations preferred by Germans planning their holidays for the summer this year, according to TUI Germany.

TUI Bets on Covid-19 Vaccines to Bring Back Travel

TUI is betting on speedy vaccination rollouts to enable travel soon, adding that it expects UK holidaymakers to be able to visit Greece as soon as April.

EU Approves €1.25bn German State Aid for TUI

The European Commission has approved German plans to contribute with up to 1.25 billion euros to the recapitalization of TUI AG.

TUI Signs €1.8bn German Bridging Loan to Cushion Effects of Covid-19

TUI AG has signed a state-aid bridging loan for 1.8 billion euros with the KfW, Germany’s state-owned development bank, to cushion the unprecedented effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Etihad and TUI to Launch New European Leisure Airline

The Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) Board has approved plans to create a new European leisure airline group in a joint venture with TUI AG.

Etihad and TUI in Talks to Create European Leisure Airline

Etihad Aviation Group and TUI AG have confirmed they are in discussions to create a strong European leisure airline group, focused on point-to-point flying to connect key tourist markets.

TUI Group: Fritz Joussen Becomes Sole CEO

Fritz Joussen is now the sole CEO of TUI Group, it was announced at the annual general meeting of TUI AG in Hanover on Tuesday.

TUI Group Launches New Strategy to Shape Future of Sustainable Tourism

TUI Group has launched a new five-year sustainability strategy named “Better Holidays, Better World”. The ambitious 2020 strategy is built around three core pillars to help shape the future of sustainable tourism.

Former ‘TUI Travel Accommodation & Destinations’ Renamed ‘Hotelbeds Group’

Following the merger of TUI Travel PLC and TUI AG, TUI Travel Accommodation & Destinations announced earlier this month that it will be called Hotelbeds Group.

Merger of TUI Travel, TUI AG Completed

British tour operator TUI Travel and its German parent company TUI AG are now one company following an agreement in September on the terms of a 6.5 billion euros merger.

TUI Travel Has Faith In Greek Market

TUI Travel may expand its hotel activity in Greece, media reports in the country said after the recent opening of a new member of the tour operator's Sensimar hotel brand on Corfu.

Hotel Brands in Greece On The Rise

Over the past years hotel brands in Greece have expanded although their share still remains low when compared with other European countries, says tourism and hospitality consultant, Dr. Dimitris Koutoulas.
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