Tui-summer business: New bookings, increased prices | travel

After three months of Corona, forced to a standstill Tui moves the program one step high. The first tourists are back in Mallorca, a number of other holiday des

Tui-summer business: New bookings, increased prices | travel

After three months of Corona, forced to a standstill Tui moves the program one step high. The first tourists are back in Mallorca, a number of other holiday destinations to be added soon. On average, customers will have to pay but first a little more.

Hanover (dpa) - The world's largest tourism group, Tui the delayed summer business to be running after the lifting of travel warnings to many countries now. As the company announced, are to be controlled in the coming weeks, more and more goals.

About a quarter of the programme for the main season is currently booked, in the last week the interest of the customer had increased "noticeably". "In particular, Germany and Belgium recorded a significant recovery," it said. For the winter season 2020/2021 and the summer of 2021, there were good signs.

prices are rising by 14 percent

The prices would be in the average of 14 percent, which would increase the much-needed liquidity. In the medium term had Tui-Germany-in-chief Marek Andryszak, due to the high Overcapacity in the upcoming program "tend to be more favourable to travel" prospect: "The prices slip down and not up," he said in may. Currently, the holiday offer but it is significantly scarcer than in normal times. And in the current average trips are included, which had been in front of the Corona-Lockdown posted.

Once in Germany and Austria, the first Tui Hotels had opened, were landed on Monday again own tourists on Mallorca. The customer should initially participate in a test operation. Also Faro in the Algarve to come back into the program.

In July are expected to follow, among other things, additional Mediterranean destinations in Spain, Italy, Croatia, Greece and Cyprus, also holiday places in Bulgaria or Switzerland. Half of the Hotels should be in the high summer re-open. For the fourth quarter, Tui is aiming at a utilization of 30 percent of the originally planned capacity.

restart for cruise program

Also, the cruise programme will slowly return. On the ships were introduced, such as in Hotels, new hygiene concepts - most recently it had been in Cuxhaven on a "Collection vehicles" for the return of the Crew members used the steamer Corona cases. As a business idea, the cruise's daughter Tui Cruises is now testing short trips on the North sea and the Baltic sea only a few days duration.

Tui the money of the customers in urgent need. The travel industry sectors belonged to the hardest of Revenues affected the economy. The group already got a state loan of 1.8 billion euros, allegedly, a further auxiliary is considering the request.

at the same time a of trade unionists, violently criticized austerity is planned, in which, especially abroad, about 8000 Jobs to be dismantled. In the case of the consolidated Airlinie Tuifly up to 900 additional full-time could be set to the string list, the aircraft fleet should be reduced to about half. On Thursday, the Supervisory Board intends to advise about the Details of the cuts.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 21:34

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