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Job losses expected as TUI UK pulls out of Coventry

Job losses expected as TUI UK pulls out of Coventry

TUI UK & Ireland, which operates holiday brands Thomson and First Choice, has announced the decision to close its Coventry office by December 2015. The company also confirmed it has entered into a consultation process with staff based at the office as it announces proposals regarding the future operating model of its contact centres, which includes the relocation of roles to other UK sites.

TUI AG thrashes out details of TUI Travel takeover

TUI AG thrashes out details of TUI Travel takeover

TUI AG has reached agreement on the terms of a recommended all-share nil-premium merger of TUI Travel and TUI AG, which is to be implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement of TUI Travel. Under the merger, TUI Travel Shareholders (other than TUI AG and certain connected parties) will receive 0.399 New TUI AG Shares for each TUI Travel Share held by them at the scheme record time.

TUI Travel chief talks tourism with Jamaican prime minister

TUI Travel chief talks tourism with Jamaican prime minister

Peter Long, chief executive of TUI Travel, has met with Portia Simpson-Miller, prime minister of Jamaica, earlier while on a trip to the island to celebrate the opening of the Sensatori Jamaica resort, and discussed with her the role of TUI Travel in the future of Jamaica’s tourism. Thomson, part of TUI UK & Ireland, now operates more flights to Jamaica than any other European Airline.

TUI Travel in environmental focus

TUI Travel in environmental focus

TUI Travel has exceeded its latest and most stretching airline carbon reduction target of 9% by 2015 on a 2008 baseline. Across its six airlines, the Group has reduced its relative carbon emissions by 9.3% in 5 years, and a year before its Sustainable Holidays Plan concludes.

TUI Travel boosted by return of package holiday

TUI Travel boosted by return of package holiday

TUI Travel, the largest travel operator in Europe has reported a four per cent rise in revenue for the financial year ended September 30th, as more consumers opt for its package holidays. Revenue stood at £15.1 billion for the year, while underlying profits jumped 20 per cent to hit a record high of £589 million, according to its annual results.

Thomson and First Choice to bring free Wi-Fi to guests

Thomson and First Choice to bring free Wi-Fi to guests

Thomson and First Choice have confirmed they will provide Wi-Fi free of charge next summer across key hotel concepts. Customers staying in Thomson Sensatori, Couples, Family Resorts, Scene and Gold hotels, as well as First Choice Holiday Village, SplashWorld, Club Magic Life and SuneoClub resorts will be able to stay connected online during their stay without extra charges.

TUI Travel chief in Greece for tourism talks

TUI Travel chief in Greece for tourism talks

Peter Long, chief executive of TUI Travel, one of the world’s leading leisure travel companies, has met with the Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras to discuss the growth plans for the company in the country, one of its key destinations. “I would like to thank the prime minister for sharing his vision of tourism as one of the main economic engines in the Country and commend his strategy to accelerate the growth in this dynamic and high potential industry,” said Long.