80% of Europeans travel despite inflation conditions

80% of Europeans want to travel despite the challenges of inflation, geopolitical uncertainty and environmental sustainability, according to the 32nd Europ Assistance Group Holiday Barometer. However, the corresponding figure for Germans is no more than 74%. The survey, conducted in March and April 2024 by Ipsos Public Affairs and based on a survey of 21,000 […]

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Special offers from TUI and Schauinsland-Reisen due to … FTI

TUI and Schauinsland-Reisen are the first tour operators in the German market to react to the insolvency of FTI by offering special offers to the travelling public. As far as TUI is concerned, from now on, no deposit is required for all new bookings made by 30 June 2024 with departure by 31 October 2024 […]

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fti-touristik

FTI: Possible debt cut to the German Parliament’s Committee on Tourism

The Tourism Committee of the Bundestag of the Federal Republic of Germany is meeting today at 3 p.m. to discuss the possible debt reduction of FTI, the third largest tour operator in Europe. The first item on the agenda of the non-public meeting is entitled “Report of the Federal Government on the possible exemption from […]

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Lufthansa is the “Pioneer” of flight cancellations in Europe | Top ranking for German airports as well

The strikes of recent months have given Lufthansa a sad first place, as the German carrier was crowned the airline with the most flight cancellations in Europe in the first quarter of 2024. According to an analysis by Flightright, the airline has the worst record in Europe, cancelling just under 6% of its flights in […]

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fti-touristik

FTI: Holidays in Crete from three German cities this summer

FTI Group, the third largest tour operator in Europe, will be handling German holidaymakers in Crete from mid-June until the end of October 2024. In particular, the tour operator will take holidaymakers from three German cities, Hanover, Berlin and Erfurt, to the Greek island with Corendon flights. A charter will depart from Hanover to Heraklion […]

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The 2024 tourism year for Turkey predicts a strong growth

Turkey is proving popular, with the number of German visitors already showing double-digit growth, according to new statistics. In general, Turkey has seen a strong attraction of foreign tourists in recent times. Overall, the Mediterranean destination saw a strong increase in foreign tourists in January and February compared to the previous year. Germans flocked to […]

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TUI considers young people’s trust in travel agents a “trend”

Young Germans are booking their trips mainly online, but increasingly they also value the advice of travel agents, according to a surprising finding from a new TUI survey that also covered current demand trends. One in three (34%) in the 25-34 age group would like to book travel more often with travel agencies, including for […]

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Lufthansa

New strike at Lufthansa | 1,000 flights and 120,000 passengers in the air

A new round of strike action at Lufthansa is expected to lead to the cancellation of a total of 1,000 flights today (Tuesday, 12 March) and tomorrow (Wednesday, 13 March) at Frankfurt and Munich airports, the German carrier has announced. Amid strike action over airline cabin crew wage negotiations, starting this morning, 600 flights are […]

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itb ITB Berlin

EXCLUSIVE: These are the numbers of tour operators for the Summer! | What Ebel, Heapy, Der Touristik, MTS, easyJet told M&T | What are the increases for 2025?

The prospects for the 2024 summer season are excellent, as almost all tour operators -with few exceptions- and especially the big ones, see a significant increase in bookings, with the Mediterranean and Greece attracting the interest of European tourists. In the context of this year’s ITB, ΜΟΝΕΥ & TOURISM spoke with leading tour operators, namely […]

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DRV: Pre-bookings in the German market at high levels | Concern about the gap between sales and travellers

Pre-bookings for summer holidays are at an all-time high this year in the German tourism market, according to figures announced today at the opening of ITB 2024 by the German Association of Travel Agents (DRV). In particular, according to these data, an increase of 24% is recorded in pre-bookings at travel agencies and online portals, […]

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