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Articles tagged “tui group”

Cruises

TUI Group Is Quietly Joining the Cruise Heavyweights

TUI Group is slowly building up quite a formidable cruise operation. How long before it starts to consider buying out joint venture partner Royal Caribbean?

TUI Group Is Quietly Joining the Cruise Heavyweights

Tour Operators

TUI Group Wants a Bigger Slice of the Tours and Activities Market

With TUI accumulating so much customer data, it makes sense to deploy that knowledge to its transfers, and tours and activities business. The sector is still fragmented and a player with deep pockets like TUI should be able to make inroads.

TUI Group Wants a Bigger Slice of the Tours and Activities Market

Business Travel

Gender Diversity Is Still Massively Lacking in Travel and Hospitality

Laws have been changed to supposedly eliminate gender bias but the problem at senior levels still persists. Companies first need to admit they have a problem, then they can do something about it. Perhaps there should be greater consideration of quotas.

Gender Diversity Is Still Massively Lacking in Travel and Hospitality

Business Travel

European Tour Operators Still Worry a Lot About January Bookings — Here’s Why

Common wisdom among tour operators has always been that to have a good year, you needed to have a good January, and it is still no different. While the reasons for booking holidays early might hark back to the pre-Internet era, the consumer pattern hasn't changed very much.

European Tour Operators Still Worry a Lot About January Bookings — Here’s Why

Business Travel

TUI Group’s Switch From Tour Operator to Hotel and Cruise Line Is Paying Off

TUI Group has used proceeds from sales to invest in hotels and cruise ships. This asset-heavy approach has its risks, but it does give the company more control.

TUI Group’s Switch From Tour Operator to Hotel and Cruise Line Is Paying Off

Business Travel

6 Blockchain Takeaways From Tour Operator TUI’s Hotel Initiative

TUI's chief executive is nailing his colors to the mast when it comes to blockchain and its benefits for the travel industry. In theory the technology is great — and TUI has already identified an effective way to use it — but will the hype be justified?

6 Blockchain Takeaways From Tour Operator TUI’s Hotel Initiative

Business Travel

Tour Operator CEOs Say Turkey Is Coming Back to Take the Strain Off Spain

Tour operators have longed for Turkey and, to a lesser extent, Egypt and Tunisia to return to their previous popularity. All of these destinations offer better value to consumers than Spain, which is at close-to-full capacity and more expensive. Their return is also good news for the people who rely on tourism for a living.

Tour Operator CEOs Say Turkey Is Coming Back to Take the Strain Off Spain

Business Travel

TUI Group CEO Downplays Overtourism Threat

While TUI's CEO is right to point out the macro benefits of tourism in Spain, the company ignores the myriad of local issues in places such as Barcelona and Majorca that are turning locals against mass tourism. It is a self-interested issue to address for virtually the entire travel industry.

TUI Group CEO Downplays Overtourism Threat

Business Travel

Thomas Cook To Let Guests Choose Their Own Rooms as Operator Accelerates Hotel Improvements

Under CEO Peter Fankhauser, Thomas Cook has quietly managed to turn itself around. The situation this year has undoubtedly been aided by an improving geopolitical climate but a more focussed, higher-quality product offering has also helped.

Business Travel

Video: TUI’s CMO on Growing an Established Brand in a Fragmented Market

TUI Group has a big job on its hands during its move away from country-specific brands, but the prize is a substantial one. If it manages to create a global superbrand it will make it much easier to expand into new areas and markets.

Video: TUI’s CMO on Growing an Established Brand in a Fragmented Market