Posts Tagged ‘ TUI ’

Shifting holiday patterns

May 16th, 2019 | By

It suggests that British holidaymakers are looking at cheaper destinations and destinations outside the Eurozone and that the big two have been wrong-footed.



What triggers holiday feelings?

May 14th, 2019 | By
llansteffan beach

From our largest tour operator, TUI, comes some intriguing research that they commissioned from University College London’s Affective Brain Lab.



Saturday snippets: 27th April 2019

Apr 27th, 2019 | By

Gorillas in Virunga National Park, an Eagle in Potsmouth and a generous gesture from Historic Houses are some of Adrian’s snippets today.



Understanding holidaymakers

Feb 8th, 2019 | By

The Times says this morning that there is “turmoil” in the travel industry. It makes a good line but is it true?



We’re falling out of love with TUI and Thomas Cook

Feb 1st, 2019 | By

Morgan Stanley contend that Thomas Cook and TUI are losing market share to newer entrants.



No seats, use the floor

Jan 14th, 2019 | By

As the plane was almost full, some of the family sat in crew seats for take-off and landing but claim that they sat on the floor for some of the journey.



Cyprus has its first tourism minister

Jan 4th, 2019 | By
Aphrodite Rock in Cyprus

As Perdios gets to grips with Brexit and the implications of what that might mean for future British tourist arrivals few will envy him his job over the next few years.



The advertising has started

Dec 24th, 2018 | By
Titanic museum

All-in-all I’d book with a competitor that does try to stimulate my interest in a holiday which is what Gibraltar, Ireland and Virgin Atlantic manage with their more direct ads!



TUI: a digital and platform organisation.

Dec 15th, 2018 | By

TUI’s annual report says that it is a “challenging environment in the traditional tour operator business” For us holidaymakers there is little clue as to what destinations will be the hot spots.



Should you book with Thomas Cook?

Dec 6th, 2018 | By

Despite what trendy management gurus say, there is still a big demand for package holidays – it is just not as big as it was.



What’s hot: December 2018

Dec 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now



Thomson is TUI

Nov 4th, 2018 | By

Unlike my normal activity of tuning adverts out I wanted to see the new TUI advert that announced the second stage of their branding campaign so it was the ad rather than the programme that I watched!



Putting the decision off

Oct 21st, 2018 | By

It seems that some of us are concerned about Brexit and are waiting before booking EU holidays next year.



How was it for you?

Sep 27th, 2018 | By
Cart driver in Tunisia waving

I suspect that neither Thomas Cook nor TUI are too happy with us – their customers and potential customers.



Saturday snippets: 11th of August 2018

Aug 11th, 2018 | By
Tower of London

Balloons, books and bunce occupy some of Adrian’s thoughts this week



Holidaying at home or abroad this year?

Aug 1st, 2018 | By

Traditionally TUI (which used to be called Thomson) and Thomas Cook were companies that sold us overseas holidays. Could this now be their unmaking?



Where we are holidaying this summer

Jul 16th, 2018 | By

It will surprise no one that Spain and its islands are once again the most popular destination for summer holidays this year. After all, it’s been the same for decades.



Travel insurance scams can be costly

Jun 18th, 2018 | By

Fines send a strong message that tour operators are prepared to fight despite the fact that it probably costs them more than settling the claims.



What’s hot: June 2018

Jun 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



The world according to TUI

May 10th, 2018 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

The tour operator, TUI released is results and outlook yesterday with bookings across the group up by 5.5%.



TUI says “Draw your holiday.”

Apr 29th, 2018 | By

If you travel with TUI to Rhodes or another of their Sensatori resorts this year then don’t be surprised if the rep turns around to you and invites you to draw the different experiences you have had on your holiday.



Why won’t TUI and easyJet pay up?

Mar 30th, 2018 | By

Yesterday’s Radio 4 midday consumer show, You & Yours, ran a story about travel and flight delays.  (You can hear the show by clicking here and signing in.) Nothing special about that you might think since there shouldn’t be many people left who haven’t heard of EU261 and the statutory rights to compensation airline passengers have if a plane is delayed or cancelled. What they were highlighting was that some airlines are slow to pay despite, in some cases, there being county court judgements against
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Say ‘xin chào’ to Phu Quoc

Mar 28th, 2018 | By

Phu Quoc (pronounced “foo kwok”), an island off the southwest coast of Vietnam, is one of South East Asia’s best kept secrets.
Here are eight great reasons to book your flight to this island paradise – before everyone else does



Fined £15,000 for a fraudulent claim

Mar 21st, 2018 | By

The fine handed done in Liverpool County Court only illustrates that tour operators will pursue those fraudulently claiming even if it costs them more than paying out a claim initially.



What might be in store for travellers and holidaymakers this summer?

Feb 25th, 2018 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

Recently we have had views about travel this summer from TUI, Thomas Cook, On the Beach and Jet 2. What might be in store for travellers and holidaymakers?



A holiday boom in 2018?

Jan 22nd, 2018 | By

The travel industry is relying on you and I to continue our love of travel in order that the boom continues.



Saturday snippets: 30th December 2017

Dec 30th, 2017 | By

In his last snippets of 2017, Adrian wishes all readers a happy new year



Thomson RIP

Oct 19th, 2017 | By

Yesterday TUI linked the old with the new. Thomson died and the smart customer holiday suggestor was born in its stores. The next step is to see how customers react to both.