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

The TUI Group is the world's leading tourism group and operates worldwide. The Group is headquartered in Germany. The TUI share is listed on the FTSE 250, the leading index of the London Stock Exchange, and on the Regulated Unofficial Market in Germany.

The TUI Group offers integrated services from a single source for its 28 million customers, 21 million of whom are in the European national companies. The entire tourism value chain is represented under one roof. This includes over 400 hotels and resorts with premium brands such as RIU, TUI Blue and Robinson and 15 cruise ships, from the MS Europa and MS Europa 2 in the luxury class and expedition ships to the Mein Schiff fleet of TUI Cruises and cruise ships at Marella Cruises in England. The Group also includes Europe's leading tour operator brands and online marketing platforms, five airlines with more than 100 modern medium and long-haul aircraft and over 1,000 travel agencies. Besides the expansion of its core business with hotels, cruises via successful joint ventures and activities in holiday destinations, TUI is increasingly focusing on the expansion of digital platforms. The Group is transforming itself into a digital company.

Global responsibility for sustainable economic, ecological and social action is at the core of our corporate culture. With projects in 25 countries, the TUI Care Foundation initiated by TUI focuses on the positive effects of tourism, education and training and the strengthening of environmental and social standards. It thus supports the development of holiday destinations. The globally active TUI Care Foundation initiates projects that create new opportunities for the next generation.