Profile of the “new” TUI AG
Many strong tour operators with leading positions in their own domestic markets are clustered under the roof of the “new” TUI AG. In Germany they include TUI Deutschland, 1-2-FLY, airtours and Wolters Reisen, in the UK Thomson and First Choice. TUI operators are also among the leading national brands in Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, China, Russia and the Ukraine.
There are six proprietary airlines in the TUI Group operating 145 medium- and long-haul aircraft, including the largest fleet of the latest Boeing Dreamliners. The airlines are TUIfly, Thomson, TUIfly Nordic, Jetairfly, Corsair and ArkeFly, serving more than 180 destinations around the world.
The “new” TUI AG operates over 300 hotels of its own with 210,000 beds in 24 countries. The facilities run by our brands are located in top-class settings in the holiday-making regions – offering a variety of hotel formats with high standards of business performance, service quality and environmental management. The Group’s hotel portfolio includes such well-known brands as Riu and the premium-market Robinson Clubs.
The “new” TUI AG gears operations to the specific desires of different customers. Hapag- Lloyd Kreuzfahrten, with four ships, is the leading provider of expedition and luxury cruises in the German-speaking market. The joint venture TUI Cruises offers premium voyages. The fleet currently consists of three vessels. Mein Schiff 4 will be launched in 2015. Thomson Cruises has five liners serving the British mar-ket. With Mein Schiff 5 and Mein Schiff 6, TUI Cruises has even ordered two more ships. Furthermore, it holds options on building Mein Schiff 7 and Mein Schiff 8.