Tui Group News

Breaking Travel News interview: Friedrich Joussen, chief executive, TUI Group

Breaking Travel News interview: Friedrich Joussen, chief executive, TUI Group

21 May 2018 Focus

With the sixth ship in the Marella Cruises fleet taking to the water over the weekend, TUI chief executive Friedrich Joussen has made no secret of his ambitions for the sector. Speaking to the press on board the Marella Explorer, he here tells Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole about the ship and what it will bring to the European cruise market.

Craig David celebrates launch of Marella Explorer

Craig David celebrates launch of Marella Explorer

18 May 2018 Cruise News

Multi-platinum selling and award-winning recording artist Craig David has dazzled employees, suppliers and media at an exclusive ceremony to celebrate the launch of Marella Cruises’ newest ship, Marella Explorer, in Palma, Majorca.

TUI Group narrows losses in first half of year

TUI Group narrows losses in first half of year

The seasonal underlying EBITA loss at the company was improved by 26 per cent, to €158.6 million, including several one-off effects. “We continue to deliver growth, all trends remain intact, and our very good trading performance for summer 2018 fully matches our expectations,” said TUI Group chief executive Fritz Joussen.

TUI Blue portfolio grows to ten properties

TUI Blue portfolio grows to ten properties

4 May 2018 Hotel News

Only two years ago, TUI Group launched its new lifestyle hotel brand TUI Blue. The youngest hotel subsidiary has since played a crucial role in delivering the group’s growth roadmap in this segment.

Ellis departs Tui after nearly three decades

Ellis departs Tui after nearly three decades

Tui UK & Ireland has said, marketing and customer experience director, will leave the business after 27 years at the end of May. Ellis has led the marketing division since 2011 and been responsible for the end to end ownership of brand, CRM, insights, content, social and digital marketing.