TUI Group is the world’s number one tourism business. From now on, the broad portfolio gathered under the Group umbrella will consist of strong tour operators, 1,600 travel agencies and leading online portals, six touristic airlines with around 150 aircraft, over 300 hotels with 214,000 beds, 16 cruise liners and countless incoming agencies in all major holiday destinations around the globe. This integrated offering will enable us to provide our 20 million customers with an unmatched holiday experience in 180 regions. A key feature of our corporate culture is our global responsibility for economic, environmental and social sustainability. This is reflected in more than 20 years of commitment to sustainable tourism. In 2015/16 financial year the TUI Group with a headcount of 67,000 recorded turnover of €17.2 bn and an operating result of €1 bn. The TUI Group’s share is listed on the London Stock Exchange in the FTSE index and in the Quotation Board of the Open Market on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Hotels & Resorts
TUI Group operates over 300 hotels of its own with 214,000 beds in about 30 countries. The facilities run by our brands are located in top-class settings in the holiday-making regions – offering a variety of hotel formats with high standards of business performance, service quality and environmental management. The Group’s hotel portfolio includes such well-known brands as Riu and the premium-market Robinson Clubs.
TUI Group gears operations to the specific desires of different customers. Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, with four ships, is the leading provider of expedition and luxury cruises in the German-speaking market. The joint venture TUI Cruises offers premium voyages. The fleet currently consists of four vessels. Thomson Cruises has five liners serving the British market. TUI Cruises has even ordered four more ships.
TUI Group operates Group-owned incoming agencies or holds interests in incoming agencies in almost all countries of relevance to the travel and tourism market. They offer a broad range of services including transfers, excursions or round trips, contributing to quality assurance in the destinations. These agencies and their tourism services are clustered under TUI Destination Services.
Many strong tour operators with leading positions in their own domestic markets are clustered under the roof of the TUI Group. In Germany they include TUI Deutschland, 1-2-FLY, airtours and Wolters Reisen, in the UK Thomson and First Choice. TUI operators are also among the leading national brands in Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Russia and the Ukraine.
There are six airlines in the TUI Group operating around 150 medium- and long-haul aircraft, including the largest fleet of the latest Boeing Dreamliners. The airlines are TUI fly, Thomson, TUI fly Nordic, Jetairfly, Corsair and TUI fly Netherlands, serving more than 180 destinations around the world.