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 ...

During its fact-finding mission to Finland and Norway, the German Bundestag’s Committee on Tourism visited TUI’s new Mein Schiff 6 cruise ship and the Meyer shipyard in Turku. The German MPs attended the ship’s delivery ceremony, and they were all particularly impressed by the versatility of this new addition to the TUI Cruises fleet. More than two million Germans holidayed on a cruise ship last year. In fact, cruise business is booming in Germany as the fastest-growing ...

In March 2017 the TUI Group made a clear commitment to the European Union by setting up an office in Brussels in addition to its Berlin office. The new office will officially open in a few months' time. Close liaison with European decision makers and timely participation in debates will increase the likelihood of our voice being heard on issues that are relevant to us. The European Union is also playing an increasingly important role in tourism. It is therefore only logical that TUI, as ...

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Apr
Dr. Marc Drögemöller

The smallest sovereign country in South America covers an area of 163,820 km². It borders on the Atlantic Ocean in the north, French-Guyana in the east, Brazil in the south and Guyana in the west. Although Suriname doesn’t appear to be a classic holiday destination at first glance, it has a year-round tropical climate, an expansive rainforest and many interesting opportunities for European travellers. Suriname used to be a Dutch colony – it gained its independence in 1975 ...