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TUI AG: CEO Fritz Joussen participates in capital increase

Fritz Joussen, CEO of TUI AG, is participating in the capital increase resolved at the Group’s Extraordinary General Meeting on 5 January 2021. He exercised 500,000 subscription rights and thus acquired approximately 431,000 new shares. Joussen had previously sold shares (300,000) and subscription rights (100,000) on the market, among other things to finance the exercise […]

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Europeans increasingly eager to travel during Spring 2021 as Covid-19 vaccine rollout begins

32% of respondents indicated that they intend to take a trip during April-June 2021, a 20% rise compared to the previous research wave 52% of Europeans plan to travel in the next six months, a 5% increase compared to the November 2020 survey Strict health and safety protocols allow the majority of Europeans (67%) to […]

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“Dark Tourism” guided tours by FEG and Clio Muse

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG) in collaboration with Clio Muse Tours is organizing and hosting 30 educational webinars on ‘Dark Tourism’ guided tours. Supported by the EU-funded project RePAST these webinars, that will take place from mid-January to the end of March 2021, are addressed to certified tourist guides in Cyprus, Germany, […]

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Celestyal Cruises announces new Spring 2021 recommencement date

Due to continued international travel restrictions and port closures arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, Celestyal Cruises, the award-winning, number one choice for cruise travellers to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean, has announced that the 2021 season will commence on 24th April with the seven-night Idyllic Aegean itinerary. The start of the season was […]

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Jet2: Summer 2022 is now on sale | New routes for Greece

Jet2 launched an exciting Summer 22 programme from all ten of our UK bases today, giving customers and independent travel agents the chance to book earlier than ever before. In response to demand from customers looking to get some much-needed sunshine booked into their diaries, we have put a fantastic choice of sunshine favourites on sale […]

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State aid: Commission approves €1.25 billion German measure to recapitalise TUI

The European Commission has approved German plans to contribute up to €1.25 billion to the recapitalisation of TUI AG (TUI), the parent company of the TUI Group, as part of a wider support package. The measure was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “As many other companies […]

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Dietmar Gunz hands over the baton of the FTI GROUP to a new management team

For the tourism industry, 2020 will go down in history as the year of the greatest challenges, enormous efforts and far-reaching upheavals. For the FTI GROUP, after the Corona-related streamlining of the company portfolio and the implemented structural measures last summer, the end of the year means a final reorganization of the top management before […]

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Dr. Taleb Rifai is appointed Secretary General of World Tourism Forum Institute

Former Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Dr. Taleb Rifai has been appointed as the Secretary General of World Tourism Forum Institute (WTFI). The World Tourism Forum Institute is a London based research institute that supports sustainable and universally accessible tourism. Dr. Rifai recently accepted his new role at WTFI and […]

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HRADF: Concession commencement of the Alimos marina

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF S.A.) reached today the financial closing of the Alimos marina concession, the largest marina in the country, which shall become a reference point in Attica’s coastal front. HRADF granted the right to use and exploit the Alimos marina for 40 years to the company «Development of New Alimos […]

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Jet2: More flights to Greece for Summer 2021

Jet2 once again added even more flights and holidays to destinations in Greece for Summer 21, on the back of continued demand from British holidaymakers who are looking to enjoy some much-needed sunshine. Jet2 giving customers more choice and flexibility when it comes to visiting seven stunning destinations in Greece next Summer, with the addition […]

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