Hanover, 12 May 2017

Supervisory Board extends appointment of Sebastian Ebel as Executive Board member of TUI AG

TUI AG’s Supervisory Board has extended the tenure of Sebastian Ebel as member of the Executive Board by three years to 30 November 2020. Ebel was appointed a member of the Executive Board of the world’s number one tourism group in December 2014 for a term expiring in November 2017.

Sebastian Ebel’s responsibilities as Executive Board member include Hotels & Resorts and Cruises as well as TUI Destination Services. He is also in charge of TUI tour operators’ Central Region, covering source markets Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Poland.

Professor Klaus Mangold, Chairman of TUI AG’s Supervisory Board: “Sebastian Ebel has been actively and successfully involved in shaping the transformation of TUI, assuming responsibility for TUI Germany, Hotels & Resorts and Cruises in a very challenging market environment. Under his leadership, the Group’s cruise business has become one of the key drivers of profitable growth. Today, TUI is one of the leading providers in Germany and Europe, and I wish to expressly thank Sebastian Ebel for that achievement. We are delighted about the extension of his service contract as Executive Board member and look forward to continuing our successful cooperation.”

About TUI Group

TUI Group is the world’s number one integrated tourism group operating in around 180 destinations worldwide. The company is domiciled in Germany. The TUI Group’s share is listed in the FTSE 100 index, the leading index of the London Stock Exchange and in the German open market. In financial year 2015/16, the TUI Group recorded turnover of €17.2bn and an operating result of €1.001bn. The Group employs 67,000 people in more than 100 countries. TUI offers its 20 million customers comprehensive services from a single source. It covers the entire touristic value chain under one roof. This comprises leading tour operator brands and 1,600 travel agencies in Europe, five European airlines with around 150 modern medium and long-haul aircraft, more than 300 Group-owned hotels and resorts with premium brands such as RIU and Robinson. With cruise ships ranging from the MS Europa and MS Europa 2 luxury class vessels to the “Mein Schiff” fleet of TUI Cruises and the vessels of Thomson Cruises in the UK, TUI is also strongly positioned in the growing cruise sector. Global responsibility for sustainable economic, ecological and social activity is a key feature of our corporate culture. TUI has joined the UN Global Compact and, as the only tourism group, it is listed in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World.