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Parent Company of Holiday Hypermarket, TUI Travel, Announces 2013

Parent Company of Holiday Hypermarket, TUI Travel, Announces 2013 Booking Increases

LONDON, December 4, 2012 -

        -Following record wet weather in 2012, the leading holiday retailer has

  received increases in bookings from Northern Europeans ahead of next year’s summer



  TUI Travel, which owns Holiday Hypermarket [ ] and
other leading UK travel vendors, has announced increased bookings from Northern Europeans,
particularly customers in the UK, the Nordic region and Germany, ahead of next year’s
summer holidays.


  Following an eight per cent rise in annual pre-tax profits this year to September 30,
TUI Travel hailed an “outstanding performance” by its UK businesses. Growth in early
summer bookings for next year ranges from between nine and 16 per cent in Northern
European markets.


  Peter Long, TUI Travel Chief Executive, explained that the increases were due to an
upsurge in sales of the company’s higher priced package holidays. TUI Travel has seen
resurgence in demand for all-inclusive package holidays - particularly those that include
bed and board in their prices [


  Calum Macdonald, E-Commerce Manager at Holiday Hypermarket, comments: “All-inclusive
package holidays [ ] provide great
control for people who are managing their budgets carefully


  and who want to get their money’s worth on a luxury holiday to a well-known summer


  “We’re pleased with the volume of holidays that have been booked this winter, and
we’re looking forward to what - according to trends - looks like a strong summer season
next year.”


  About Holiday Hypermarket:


  Holiday Hypermarket ( is a UK based holiday
comparison community. We are passionate about helping people in the UK explore, learn and
enjoy the world by removing the obstacles that keep them from getting the most out of
their holidays. We do this by providing a travel comparison site that allows you to
effortlessly find the best deals with the assistance of a knowledgeable community of
fellow travellers who love to share travel advice.


  With Holiday Hypermarket you have access to a huge number of travel suppliers which
will help you choose either a late deal or your next year’s summer holiday. This, combined
with our excellent customer service and vibrant online community, makes Holiday
Hypermarket a great place to start exploring the world.


Holiday Hypermarket

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Posted on Dec 04, 2012 - 06:18 PM • Print