With its summer season to Turkey officially underway, TUI has raised capacity to over 1.5 million guests from its 13 source markets. Around one million them will be holidaying across the resorts in Antalya and around 500,000 in Izmir, Bodrum and Dalaman.
TUI plans to bring around 1.5 million customers to Turkey this summer – increasing its capacity across all markets compared to 2019 levels. One million of these customers will be travelling to Antalya and as a key destination to TUI’s growth strategy, it’s naming one of its newest aircraft Antalya.
TUI has introduced the third and final ship to join its TUI River Cruises fleet, TUI Isla
As IATA calls for the use of more sustainable aviation fuel, TUI has welcomed the first ever 737 MAX delivery flight on bio jet fuel. The move is an important part of TUI’s commitment to the future of sustainable aviation.
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 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.
Thomson and First Choice-operator TUI UK & Ireland has said it will consult with staff over possible cuts to hours. The travel agent giant has said it will reduce opening hours at its retail outlets as it continues to see more booking shift online.
German travel agent Tui and its UK subsidiary, Tui Travel, have revealed plans to merge following years of speculation about such a deal. In a statement earlier, the firms said the deal would deliver a number of benefits, including £36 million of cost savings a year.
TUI Travel PLC, one of the world’s leading leisure travel companies, has announced the launch of its new investor relations app. This one-stop-shop puts TUI Travel into the palm of your hand and includes all the latest news and information from the Group in an easy to use way.
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’s Mainstream Sector has appointed Dan Robb as its digital marketing director. This is a new role within the sector and Robb will join the Group on July 1st. He has worked at Google for the last nine years where he has led the development and growth of Google’s Travel team.
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.