TUI Travel PLC Corporate Profile
TUI Travel is one of the world’s leading leisure travel companies, with over 250 trusted brands in 180 countries and more than 30 million customers. From the most popular holiday brands to an unparalleled collection of independent travel providers, we offer the breadth and depth of experiences and expertise for every conceivable type of traveller.
We are a truly global business, employing 53,000 people and operating in 31 key source markets worldwide. Our colleagues are passionate about their work and believe in the products and services that we offer. We have the privilege of working in a fun, exciting and entrepreneurial company that prides itself on being an innovative and an influential market-leader - something which shapes the culture of our businesses.
The diversity of TUI Travel is one of our major strengths and it is the rich diversity of our workforce that makes each brand so successful and our company what it is. We have tens of thousands of colleagues in many different roles, each bringing unique talent, experience and knowledge. The result is an incredibly varied workforce and only with the invaluable input from such a wide cross-section of passionate, inspiring people can we continue to innovate and deliver holidays and travel services to satisfy ever changing customer requirements.
Our Mainstream Sector is the largest in the Group, in terms of its scale and scope, financial performance and number of employees.
Mainstream comprises instantly recognisable brands, leading tour operators, approximately 3,500 retail travel shops and a fleet of 145 aircraft. As well as our well-known UK brands, Thomson and First Choice, this area is also home to names such as Nouvelles Frontieres in France, TUI Deutschland in Germany and Jetair, the largest holiday brand in Belgium.
Specialist & Activity
This sector comprises over 100 global travel businesses to fulfil the holiday and travel needs of customers with a wide range of interests and passions. Its top selling brands include Crystal, Hayes & Jarvis, The Moorings, Educational Tours Inc, Brightspark and Le Boat.
Accommodation & Destination
Our Accommodation & Destinations Sector is a global provider of travel services.
Its businesses provide hotel accommodation, transfers, excursions and tours, meetings and events and cruise handling services to tour operators, travel agents, corporate clients and customers worldwide. Its top selling brands include Hotelbeds, LateRooms, Bedsonline, AsiaRooms and Intercruises.