Hanover, 22 October 2018

Robinson management team once again complete: Tobias Neumann takes over management role at TUI Group’s premium club provider

The management team at Robinson Club GmbH is once again complete: With immediate effect, Tobias Neumann will fill the vacancy and jointly manage TUI Group’s premium club provider with Managing Director Bernd Mäser. The 44-year-old will assume the role alongside his existing tasks as Director Distribution TUI Hotels & Resorts. 

“I am delighted that Tobias Neumann, an experienced colleague from TUI Group, is joining the management team at our premium club brand,” said Erik Friemuth, Managing Director TUI Hotels & Resorts. “With his expertise in tour operation and the interface to Distribution for TUI Group’s Hotels & Resorts segment, he will create a strong position for Robinson’s distribution entities and drive the growth roadmap further ahead. 

Within Robinson’s management, Tobias Neumann will be in charge of Marketing & Sales, Pricing & Trading, and Operations. Bernd Mäser is responsible for Finance/Legal, IT, Technology/Purchasing, Corporate Communications, HR and Project Development.

Tobias Neumann studied law at Hanover University and business administration at the Business Academy in Bad Harzburg. Since 2004, the law graduate and business economist held various roles at TUI AG and tour operator TUI Deutschland. During that period, Tobias Neumann was involved in numerous strategic projects within the Group. In 2014, he became TUI Group’s Director Board Office before moving to TUI Hotels & Resorts in March this year as Director Distribution. In that role, he is in particular responsible for international distribution activities for the three brands Robinson, TUI Blue and TUI Magic Life.

About Robinson

ROBINSON is a premium brand and leader of resort vacations, offering a unique holiday experience in 25 resorts in fourteen countries with a capacity of around 15.100 beds. By providing outstanding entertainment and competent, creative childcare as well as, a wide range of locally sourced fresh cuisine prepared by premier chefs, new trend sports and activities, ROBINSON Club is the ideal holiday choice for families, couples and single travellers.

About TUI Group

TUI Group is the world’s leading integrated tourism group operating in more than 100 destinations worldwide. The company is headquartered 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 2019, TUI Group recorded turnover of around €19bn and an operating result of €893m. The Group employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. TUI offers its 28 million customers, including 21 million customers in European national companies, integrated services from a single source. It covers the entire tourism value chain under one roof. This comprises more than 400 hotels and resorts with premium brands such as RIU, TUI Blue and Robinson as well as 18 cruise ships ranging from the MS Europa and MS Europa 2 luxury class vessels and expedition ships to the Mein Schiff fleet of TUI Cruises and the vessels of Marella Cruises in the UK. The Group also includes leading European tour operator brands, five airlines with 150 modern medium- and long-haul aircraft and 1,600 travel agencies. Apart from the expansion of its core business with hotels, cruises and destination activities, TUI is increasingly investing in digital platforms. The Group is transforming as a digital company.

Global responsibility for sustainable economic, ecological and social activity is a key feature of our corporate culture. TUI Care Foundation, initiated by TUI, promotes the positive effects of tourism, education and training as well as environmental and social standards with projects in 25 countries. It thus contributes to the development of the holiday destinations. TUI Care Foundation, operating around the world, initiates projects creating new opportunities for the next generation.