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.
- Leading European tour operator
- 30 million customers from over 30 source markets
- Over 240 brands
- Over 140 aircraft and circa 1,800 retail shops in Europe
- More than 54,000 employees
TUI Travel consists of three sectors, which include over 240 leading brands. Here is a snapshot: