Articles tagged “tui group”

Does a Tour Operator Really Need Its Own Airline?

Does a Tour Operator Really Need Its Own Airline?

Patrick Whyte, Skift

TUI clearly thinks having an airline is crucial, but what about its big rival Thomas Cook?

1 day ago

TUI Group Turns Toward Online Bookings as It Revamps Its Business

TUI Group Turns Toward Online Bookings as It Revamps Its Business

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It turns out TUI isn't immune to the challenges the rest of the European travel market is facing.

1 month ago

TUI’s Big Play in Tours and Activities

TUI’s Big Play in Tours and Activities

Patrick Whyte, Skift

When someone with the scale of TUI gets serious about something, you know it's a big deal. Now that it has got the right technology, it should be an easy win for a company with such a massive customer base.

3 months ago

How TUI Weathered Europe’s Summer Heat Wave

How TUI Weathered Europe’s Summer Heat Wave

Patrick Whyte, Skift

TUI seems to have mitigated the potential damage from a challenging operating environment. It will be interesting to see how it sustains its growth over the coming years.

3 months ago

Struggling Thomas Cook Warns on Profits — Again

Struggling Thomas Cook Warns on Profits — Again

Christopher Jasper and Anthony Palazzo, Bloomberg

The drip, drip feed of bad news continues for Thomas Cook. You've got to worry for the company given Brexit is just around the corner.

4 months ago

Europe Travel Giants TUI and Thomas Cook Still Searching for Brexit Answers

Europe Travel Giants TUI and Thomas Cook Still Searching for Brexit Answers

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Travel companies and those destinations that rely on UK tourists may want as little as possible to change after Brexit. The problem is that the ultimate decision is out of their hands.

4 months ago

TUI Boosts Aircraft Order to Capitalize on Rivals’ Struggles

TUI Boosts Aircraft Order to Capitalize on Rivals’ Struggles

Benjamin Katz and Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

With airlines failing all across Europe, it makes sense for TUI Group to add to its order book.

5 months ago

TUI Group Buys Musement as Tours and Activities Sector Stays Hot for Deals

TUI Group Buys Musement as Tours and Activities Sector Stays Hot for Deals

Dan Peltier, Skift

The global heat map for tours and activities continues to burn bright this year as big players like TUI scoop up small players like Musement for back-end technology that will help them get more personalized products to travelers.

6 months ago

Tourism Giant TUI Group Bears Up Under European Heat and Maintains Sunny Outlook

Tourism Giant TUI Group Bears Up Under European Heat and Maintains Sunny Outlook

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Just like Ryanair in the airline industry, TUI's relative strength means that it is able to weather external factors much better than its rivals.

7 months ago

Mixed Fortunes for European Tour Operators as Summer Season Begins

Mixed Fortunes for European Tour Operators as Summer Season Begins

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Periods of prolonged hot weather can hurt tour operators with potential customers staying at home or booking a domestic trip instead. However, it shouldn't be used as an excuse to mask other problems within a business.

8 months ago

TUI Has Big Plans for Its Soon-to-Be Enlarged Tours and Activities Business

TUI Has Big Plans for Its Soon-to-Be Enlarged Tours and Activities Business

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Connecting up such a diverse, offline industry like tours and activities is not going to be easy, but the reward for a company like TUI is massive.

10 months ago

TUI Is Buying a Destination Services Business From Hotelbeds for $136 Million

TUI Is Buying a Destination Services Business From Hotelbeds for $136 Million

Patrick Whyte, Skift

TUI is using some of the cash it amassed from selling companies such as Hotelbeds to buy a business from ... Hotelbeds. Maybe its taken a bit of time for the management to realize that tours and activities are strategic and a potential growth area.

12 months ago