TUI Group Launches Progress Against ‘Better Holidays, Better World’ Strategy

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TUI Group Launches Progress Against ‘Better Holidays, Better World’ Strategy

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Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 8:00am

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TUI Group, the world’s leading tourism business, today launched its latest Sustainability Report. Following on from the launch of last year’s ‘Better Holidays, Better World’ sustainability strategy, this report tracks TUI Group’s progress in the first year of its ambitious 2015 – 2020 plan. TUI Group is committed to managing its impacts on the economy, society and environment, as well as leading the way in understanding, improving and innovating for sustainable tourism.
 
The strategy includes ambitions by 2020, to cut the carbon intensity of its airline, cruise and ground operations by a further 10%, deliver 10 million ‘greener and fairer’ holidays per year and invest €10 million per year to support good causes and enhance the positive impacts of tourism.
 
Highlights of the report include:

  • TUI airlines’ reduced relative CO2 emissions by 2.3% year on year. Now 66.0g of CO2 emissions per revenue passenger kilometre (RPK) – the most carbon-efficient airline in Europe
  • €63m saved through environment efficiencies between 2012 - 2015
  • 5.6m ‘greener and fairer’ holidays delivered through customers staying in hotels with credible sustainability certification
  • 68% of TUI Hotels & International Concepts achieved sustainability certifications, managing their socio-economic and environmental impacts
  • TUI Cruises latest ships are 30% more energy efficient than comparable ships
  • 500,000 customers enjoyed Collection excursions which have a special focus on sustainability
  • The TUI Care Foundation was adopted as a Group wide foundation to unite charitable and project activities
  • €5.4m raised by its businesses, colleagues and customers to support good causes and enhance the positive impacts of tourism
  • TUI scored 100% for CDP carbon reporting in the UK and Germany in 2015

 
To read the report
http://www.tuigroup.com/en-en/sustainability/reporting-downloads
 
To find out more about sustainability at TUI Group, visit www.tui-sustainability.com
 
About TUI Group
TUI Group is the world’s number one tourism business operating in around 180 destinations worldwide.
 
TUI offers its 30m customers comprehensive services from a single source. It covers the entire touristic value chain under one roof. This comprises leading tour operator brands and 1,600 travel agencies in Europe, six airlines with more than 140 medium and long-haul aircraft, more than 300 Group-owned hotels and resorts and 13 cruise liners.
 
The company is domiciled in Germany. In 2014/15 financial year the TUI Group with a headcount of 76,000 recorded turnover of €20.1 bn and an operating result of €1.069 bn. The TUI Group’s share is listed on the London Stock Exchange in the FTSE index and in the regulated market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. www.tuigroup.com

Media contact:
TUI Group Sustainability

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