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TUI ready for holidaymakers from all markets – summer season to start

The summer season 2020 starts in more and more countries. All TUI tour operators and airlines are ready to restart their business. First leisure flights have already taken off, e.g. from Germany, Belgium or Switzerland. The Balearic Islands, Greece, Cyprus, Portugal and Croatia are in the focus of the first holidays. TUI appreciates the initiative […]

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Spain and Greece continue to be among the favourite destinations of TUI holidaymakers in all European markets

As the winter continues with sub-zero temperatures, many Europeans are looking ahead to a summer, sun and beach getaway. This applies in particular to the days dubbed Sunshine Saturdays. This phenomenon has been observed across Europe during the first weekends of the year for a number of years: In many countries, Saturdays in January are […]

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New London Mayor urged to take action against online home rental companies

New London Mayor Sadiq Khan has been urged to clamp down on London landlords letting out their properties to holidaymakers via website like Airbnb. The British Hospitality Association CEO Ufi Ibrahim said she wanted the ‘urgent attention’ of Khan, who was only sworn into office on Saturday, to deal with a number of ‘outstanding issues’. […]

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German holidaymakers prefer Ikaros Beach Hotel, Malia, Crete

German holidaymakers prefer Ikaros Beach Hotel, Malia, Crete, for their holidays to Greece in the latest fortnightly fvw Hotelometer rankings. The Greece ranking was again headed by the Ikaros Beach ahead of the Pilot Beach Resort and the Lindos Princess. These three were also the favourites for families, in a slightly different order: Lindos, Pilot Beach […]

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Thomas Cook pays out six-figure sum to sick holidaymakers

Thomas Cook has paid out more than £100,000 to 26 holidaymakers who became ill while staying at a hotel in Hurghada, Egypt. The travel giant apologised to its customers and said it was pleased to reach an amicable agreement with them. It confirmed the four-star Sindbad Aqua Park Hotel has since been withdrawn from its […]

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German tour operators sign up international partners

Tour operators in Germany have agreed various sales and marketing partnerships with destinations and airlines. FTI has teamed up with Dutch low-cost airline Transavia in a sales and marketing deal for its new low-cost flights from Munich which start at the end of March. FTI will sell seats on Transavia flights to city and beach […]

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Thomas Cook customers booking late in ‘volatile’ market

Customers are booking later this year in the ‘volatile market environment’, according to a trading update by Thomas Cook today. Chief executive Peter Fankhauser said: “We know that customers want a summer holiday but we can see that some are leaving it later to book this year as they consider their options. ‘”Against this backdrop […]

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