TUI Group is the world’s leading tourism business. We believe that means we have a unique responsibility towards our industry. Our scale gives us the resources, reach and credibility to build the resilience and positive impacts of travel and tourism. Our role in driving sustainable tourism is to support our suppliers and customers and influence our whole industry towards a more sustainable way of operating.
To achieve this, we need cutting-edge research that allows us to understand our impacts – both positive and negative – and the most impactful actions we can take to enhance the benefits of tourism like technical innovations in aviation, cruises and ground operations. We are also encouraging the branche to use our pilot projects results in their research. We see the necessary investments as our contribution to the future form of tourism and for a better world.
We will invest €10 million per year by 2020 to enhance the positive impacts of tourism, creating the TUI Care Foundation to support this work
- We will innovate for a more sustainable future for tourism, and share our findings with the industry
- We will invest in youth, tourism skills and education to create employment opportunities in our source markets and destinations
- We will collaborate with destinations on the sustainable management of tourism