The tourism industry’s contribution to global economic output is often underestimated. Few people are aware that, on a global scale, the tourism sector creates twice as many jobs as the financial sector and almost seven times as many jobs as the automotive industry. The global tourism industry makes a contribution of USD 7.6 billion to world GDP  – also far higher than the contributions from the automotive sector (USD 6.1 billion) and the chemicals industry (USD 6.5 ...

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Sep
Dr. Marc Drögemöller
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TUI Germany is expecting the last of its guests back from Cuba today. They are returning from a holiday unlike anything they could have ever imagined – severely compromised by hurricane Irma. Unfortunately, in some regions of this badly damaged Caribbean island, it was simply impossible to enjoy a relaxing holiday after Irma had moved on. In situations like this, when a tropical storm leaves a trail of devastation in the Caribbean and Florida, professional safety management is ...

To generate future opportunities for young Moroccans and promote a green way of mobility, TUI Care Foundation and Dutch NGO Pikala – which means bikes in Moroccan street language – join forces. Both organisations will work together to train 90 young Moroccans to become a bike tour guide in their home city, to get in-depth knowledge of bike mechanics and learn the basics of how to run their own bike tour business eventually. 36 of the participants will be employed throughout the ...

Imagine growing up next to the world famous Kruger National Park, but never actually having seen an elephant. How can you appreciate the wonders of life next door? With TUI Care Foundation’s support, 1,550 primary school children from grades five, six and seven in villages around the Kruger National Park in South Africa receive education on nature and conservation through the local organisation Sefapane Community Development Fund. This “Ecokidz” programme increases ...

The Aviation Strategy for Europe, which the European Commission published in June, sets out a range of policy proposals to support an open and connected aviation market within and outside the EU.

According to a statement issued by the Commission, the initiatives will help to keep the aviation industry competitive and improve connections, simplify investments in European airlines and ensure the efficient management and connectivity of the European airspace. The aim is to improve the ...