Schruns/Tschagguns, 26 July 2020

TUI Blue opens newly built hotel in Montafon

  • Third lifestyle hotel of the TUI Group in Austria
  • Comprehensive hygiene concept enables safe and enjoyable holidays
  • Open day for guests from the region

The growth of TUI Blue in the Alps continues with a newly constructed building. TUI Blue Montafon is already the third hotel of the lifestyle brand in Austria. On 24 July 2020, TUI Group opened the hotel for its guests for the first time. Residents from the region were also able to experience the lifestyle concept during an 'open day' and to convince themselves of the comprehensive hygiene measures for hotel operations.

"The opening of the TUI Blue Montafon is an important milestone for the tourism region. With the completion of our new building we want to show that responsible growth as well as safe and relaxing holidays are possible even in times of Corona", says Artur Gerber, Managing Director of TUI Blue. "The Austrian hotel of our lifestyle brand are currently very popular with our guests. We are therefore delighted that a further attractive destination, the TUI Blue Montafon, can start into the 2020 season."

The new building has been constructed on the property of the Austrian communities of Schruns/Tschagguns. The mountain hotel in an ideal location for active holidaymakers has 149 rooms, restaurant with buffet area, bar, conference rooms, fitness, wellness and sauna area. In the peak season, TUI Blue Montafon will employ around 60 people.

As TUI Blue 'For All', the hotel will in future target holidaymakers who value quality and want to combine their stay with authentic experiences in the region. The TUI Blue Montafon's culinary offer combines the traditional cuisine of Vorarlberg with a sustainable diet. The hotel relies on local suppliers and organic products. With 140 kilometres of slopes, the Silvretta Montafon ski area is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. Families get their money's worth on the Golm adventure mountain. In summer the mountain landscape of Vorarlberg delights hikers, mountain bikers and outdoor fans. The largest adventure pool in the region is right next door and admission is included for TUI Blue guests in 2020.

About TUI Group

TUI Group is a leading global tourism group and operates worldwide. The Group is headquartered in Germany. TUI shares are listed on the FTSE 250, an index of the London Stock Exchange, on the regulated market of the Hanover Stock Exchange and on the Open Market segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The TUI Group offers integrated services from a single source for its 21 million customers.

The entire tourism value chain is covered under one roof. This includes over 400 hotels and resorts with premium brands such as RIU, TUI Blue and Robinson and 16 cruise ships, from the MS Europa and the 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 Great Britain. The Group also includes leading tour operator brands and online marketing platforms across Europe, five airlines with more than 130 modern medium and long-haul aircraft and around 1,200 travel agencies. In addition to expanding 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. The TUI Care Foundation, initiated by TUI, focuses on the positive effects of tourism, on education and training and on strengthening environmental and social standards with projects in 25 countries. It thus supports holiday destinations in their development.

About TUI Blue

TUI Blue offers lifestyle- and experience-oriented holidaymakers a hotel product tailored to their individual needs and preferences, for adults aged 16+, families, holidaymakers interested in local culture and authentic experiences. The hallmarks of the hotels are the Blue Guides, acting as the competent local contacts, the comprehensive Bluef!t fitness and relaxation programme and the modern design. With the Blue App, holidaymakers have access to a digital service assistant available before, during and after the trip to design their individual holiday. The culinary offer at TUI Blue hotels features local cuisine with international influences, providing high-quality food and catering for all dietary needs or nutrition plans. The hotel experience is rounded off by a wide range of daytime and evening experiences. With its global flagship brand TUI Blue, TUI Group is driving growth in the hotel segment further ahead.