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TUI AG is Europe’s leading travel group comprising a controlling stake in TUI Travel (tour operating, online and high street distribution, airlines, incoming agencies), TUI Hotels & Resorts and the cruise ship business. In addition, the group holds a 43,33 per cent stake in the container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd. In the financial year 2008 the turnover of TUI AG was €24.9 billion with total earnings of €759 million (underlying EBITA). On 31 December 2008 the headcount totalled 70,200 employees.

Sectors
Tourism: TUI Travel TUI Travel was created in 2007 when TUI Group’s distribution, tour operating, airlines and incoming activities merged with the UK’s former First Choice Holidays PLC. The company is listed at the London Stock Exchange. TUI AG is the biggest shareholder in the new company being represented in 180 countries around the globe and handling more than 30 million customers. Its business is made up of the four sectors Mainstream, Specialist & Emerging Markets, Activity and Accommodation & Destinations. TUI Travel offers a wide range of leisure travel experience, from package tours to special niche products. TUI Hotels & Resorts TUI Hotels & Resorts, the largest holiday hotel in chain in Europe, is responsible for managing all of the World of TUI hotel subsidiaries. The TUI AG Group has 238 hotels and 150,000 beds in 26 countries around the world. The hotels of the various brands are situated at preferred locations in a variety of holiday regions, and offer guests a diverse range of hotel concepts with the highest levels of service, quality and environmental standards. The portfolio includes such famous brands as Riu, Grecotel, Grupotel, Iberotel, Dorfhotel, Robinson and Magic Life. Cruises Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is the leading operator of expedition and luxury cruises in the Germanspeaking countries. The fleet includes the cruise liners MS Europa (5-star+), MS Hanseatic (5star), MS Bremen (4-star) and MS Columbus (3-star+). In the financial year 2008, the way for the entry into the German volume market for premium cruises was paved by the formation of the company TUI Cruises. The joint venture cruise line planned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and TUI AG will begin service with one ship. The cruise liner was christened “Mein Schiff” (which translates as “My Ship”) on 15 May 2009 in Hamburg.

Container shipping: Hapag-Lloyd AG

In March 2009 TUI AG closed the sale of Hapag-Lloyd AG to “Albert Ballin” Holding GmbH & Co. KG. The container shipping company was sold at an enterprise value of 4.45 billion euro. TUI AG holds a 43.33 per cent stake in Hapag-Lloyd. With 128 container ships
the company provides a total capacity of 492,000 TEU and is currently ranked No. 5 in the global container shipping market.

Executive Board
The members of the TUI AG executive board are: Dr Michael Frenzel - Chairman Rainer Feuerhake – Finance Horst Baier – Controlling Dr Peter Engelen – Human resources and legal affairs Peter Long – Tourism

Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Dr Dietmar Kuhnt

Contact
TUI AG Karl-Wiechert-Allee 4 30625 Hannover Germany Telephone: +49 (0)511 566 00 Fax: +49 (0)511 566 1901 www.tui-group.com

As of November 2009


				
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