TUI AG and TUI Travel PLC have merged to form the world's number one leisure travel company. Read more about the new TUI Group at www.tuigroup.com

TUI Travel

TUI Travel was formed in 2007 by the merger of the distribution, tour operator, airline and destinations operations of the TUI Group and those of the former UK travel group First Choice Holidays PLC. TUI AG is the majority shareholder of the company, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. TUI Travel is represented in 30 source markets worldwide and services over 30 million customers. The company is based in Crawley in the UK.

TUI Travel’s business is structured into four sectors: Mainstream, Accomodation & Destination, Specialist & Activity and Emerging Markets. The portfolio comprises a broad range of products from package tours to niche products such as yacht chartering, expeditions and student trips.

Facts

  • One of the world’s leading international leisure travel groups
  • 30 million customers from over 30 source markets
  • Over 220 brands
  • Over 130 aircraft and circa 1,800 retail shops in Europe
  • More than 54,000 employees

Sectors

TUI Travel consists of three sectors, which include over 220 leading brands. Here is a snapshot:

Mainstream
Mainstream is the largest Sector in terms of size, financial performance and employee numbers. It comprises leading tour operators and ‘power’ brands and operates a fleet of more than 130 aircraft and circa 1,800 retail shops. It has three divisions; Northern Region, Central Europe and Western Europe.
 
Accommodation & Destinations
The Accommodation & Destinations Sector sells and provides a range of destination services in destination to tour operators, travel agents, corporate clients, and direct to the consumer worldwide.
 
Specialist & Activity
This Sector is the world's leading provider of specialist and experiential travel. It has over 100 specialist and activity brands delivering a range of unique customer experiences with the ethos of 'if you can dream it, we can take you there.' The Sector operates under six divisions - Adventure, Education, Marine, North American Specialist, Sport and Specialist Holiday Group.
Peter Long
TUI AG: Peter Long, Touristik

Peter Long has worked in the travel industry for over 25 years. Prior to joining the Board of TUI Travel he was Chief Executive of First Choice Holidays PLC, which he joined in October 1996. Peter Long is also member of the Executive Board of TUI AG and Non-Executive Director of Rentokil Initial plc and Debenhams PLC.

Further Information

For more detailed information, please visit the website of TUI Travel: www.tuitravelplc.com