Articles tagged “tui travel”

Tour Operators

TUI Books Record Revenue Thanks to Cruises and Dynamic Packaging

As TUI hits records for revenue, the tour operator highlighted its growing use of dynamic packaging and its increasing direct inventory deals with low-cost airlines and hotels.

TUI Books Record Revenue Thanks to Cruises and Dynamic Packaging

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

Luxury

TUI Sees Luxury Travel Demand Boost Sales

Despite the recessions in many European countries, demand for luxury travel this winter is higher than it was in the corresponding 2019 period before the pandemic, TUI says. Strong revenue might help TUI attract a new shareholder, which it's looking for.

TUI Sees Luxury Travel Demand Boost Sales

Tour Operators

World’s Largest Tour Operator TUI Has a Russian Oligarch Problem

Does TUI Group really want to be associated with a Russian oligarch who sits on its strategy committee and who is close to and allied with Putin during Russia's invasion of Ukraine? That sort of publicity could hammer the company's reputation and its customers won't take the news well.

World’s Largest Tour Operator TUI Has a Russian Oligarch Problem

Business Travel

TUI Sees a Bookings Surge by Baby Boomers Confident About the Vaccines

Travelers over age 50 accounted for half of all online bookings from the UK through TUI Group in the past month. This fact signals a pent-up desire for travel worldwide.

TUI Sees a Bookings Surge by Baby Boomers Confident About the Vaccines

Business Travel

TUI Scraps Vacation Packages Until Mid-May and Cruises Until June

The UK's biggest travel firm has paused and canceled all hotel stays and vacation packages until May 14. It has put Marella Cruises sailings on hold until June. A new TUI River Cruise product won't start until November. Sensible.

TUI Scraps Vacation Packages Until Mid-May and Cruises Until June

SkiftX

TUI Travel’s $6 Billion Online and Offline Travel Portfolio is Up For Sale

Given the flurry of merger and acquisition activity in the travel industry over the last couple of years, some of the TUI Travel accommodation and specialty tour businesses will undoubtedly be sold although it looks like the merged TUI AG-TUI Travel will be stuck with a bunch of them.

TUI Travel’s $6 Billion Online and Offline Travel Portfolio is Up For Sale

Airlines

TUI Travel to purchase 60 Boeing 737 aircraft

It's nice to get your holiday travelers flying on company-owned aircraft, and TUI Travel made a huge commitment to continue doing that.

Online Travel

TUI’s new CEO plans operations overhaul with $1.3 billion profit goal

TUI has few opportunities left to reinvent itself into a company that will stay alive and thrive in the 21st century travel industry; what emerges at the end of this process will determine that fate.

Online Travel

TUI Travel has sunnier earnings forecast because of extended wintry weather

The European tour operator is reducing its retail operations and trying to solicit more online bookings. Sometimes the business climate for TUI Travel seems colder and damper than a British winter.