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TUI Teams Up With National Geographic to Expand Small-Group Day Tours

European tour operator TUI's tours and activities division, TUI Musement, has expanded its collaboration with National Geographic Expeditions, launching 40 new NatGeo Day Tours.  Previously only available as part of a cruise itinerary package, travelers can now independently book a mix of one-day and half-day itineraries. According to a partnership update released by TUI, these NatGeo…

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IDEAS: TUI to Offer British Sign Language Interpretation for Customers

TUI has announced a partnership with SignLive to provide customers with the option to have their conversations with the firm interpreted into British Sign Language (BSL). Credit: SHVETS production In order to use the service customers will need to sign up for free to SignLive, at which point they will be able to call TUI…

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TUI Relaunches First Choice Travel Brand

TUI-owned FirstChoice.co.uk has relaunched as a new travel and experiences booking platform as the brand looks to strengthen its position with the flexible, independent traveler. First Choice, originally well-known for its package holidays, now offers an array of travel options tailored around the needs and unique points of interest of today's travelers, according to TUI UK and Ireland…

Tourism

Morocco Tours Canceled by Deadly Earthquake as Operators Hope to Restart Soon

Morocco is the latest destination impacted by a severe natural disaster, with tour operators needing to implement contingency plans to deal with the aftermath of a deadly earthquake.

Morocco Tours Canceled by Deadly Earthquake as Operators Hope to Restart Soon

Tour Operators

TUI’s Digital Bid to Draw in New Independent Travelers

TUI is known for its sun-and-beach holiday packages. However, its digital approach is now more attuned to independent, do-it-yourself travelers looking for flexibility.

TUI’s Digital Bid to Draw in New Independent Travelers

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TUI Adds Juniper Travel as New Experiences Distribution Partner

TUI, one of Europe's leading tour operator groups, has extended its tours and activities distribution through Juniper Travel Technology. Juniper, a travel tech company offering travel booking and management solutions, will integrate TUI's portfolio of 88,000 excursions, activities, and attraction tickets in 100 countries, making it available for its clients of 270 travel and tourism…

Tourism

Decline in Chinese Tourist Spending Forces the U.S. to Reassess

Today's edition of Skift's daily podcast looks closer at the U.S.'s Chinese tourist problem, TUI's post-pandemic profite, and Inspirato's inspiration.

Decline in Chinese Tourist Spending Forces the U.S. to Reassess

Tour Operators

TUI Returns to Profit, Eyes Shifts From Extreme Weather

TUI is acutely aware that its holiday package tours could be prone to seasonality shifts, as the group has just had to deal with the impact of severe weather warnings and wildfires. Despite all this and rising prices, travel demand from its main markets remains strong.

TUI Returns to Profit, Eyes Shifts From Extreme Weather

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TUI Expands Branded Hotel Portfolio in Zanzibar

The TUI Group has kickstarted investment via its hotel fund, launched last year with Luxembourg-based Hansainvest, to acquire the 5-star "Emerald Zanzibar Resort & Spa" on Zanzibar in Tanzania. TUI will take over the running of the hotel and all existing bookings at the beginning of 2024, bringing its branded hospitality offering in the East…

Travel Technology

TUI Group’s AI Chatbot Is First of Several Pilots

TUI Group is one of the first companies to test how it can use a generative AI chatbot to help consumers search through its own portfolio of products.

TUI Group’s AI Chatbot Is First of Several Pilots