About Hotelplan Group
|Hotelplan Group, based in Glattbrugg, Switzerland, is a globally active Swiss travel group in the leisure and business travel sector. The group’s business units include Switzerland’s largest tour operator, Hotelplan Suisse, with the brands travelhouse and tourisme pour tous, and the Volume Tour Operating division, which includes the beach holiday and city break business with the Hotelplan, Migros Ferien and vtours brands. In Great Britain the group is represented by Hotelplan UK, one of Britain’s major skiing and walking holiday specialists, with the Inghams, Inntravel, Esprit Holidays, Santa’s Lapland and Explore Worldwide brands. Interhome Group, one of Europe’s leading rental holiday home providers with the Interhome and Interchalet brands, and the business travel specialists bta first travel and Finass Reisen also belong to the Hotelplan Group portfolio. The IT, Finance, Digital and Strategy and Communications departments are managed centrally. Hotelplan Group is represented with offices, branches, local service offices and business travel centers at 229 locations in 20 countries. Hotelplan Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives, Switzerland’s largest retail organisation with headquarters in Zurich.
Hotelplan Suisse is the largest Swiss tour operator and the Swiss subsidiary of the internationally active Hotelplan Group with approximately 550 employees. The branch network is made up of 82 agencies throughout Switzerland.
The Hotelplan Group bundles its beach vacation and city trip business under the Volume Tour Operating segment. This includes the Hotelplan, Migros Ferien and vtours brands. The flight broker business in Switzerland and Germany is also part of the division.
Hotelplan UK is active in the specialized niche business with a broad range of products. The winter business includes the Inghams, Esprit and Santa's Lapland brands. The individual hiking and cycling holidays of Inntravel and Explore Worldwide provide a balance in summer.
Interhome Group with the brands Interhome and Interchalet is specialized in the brokerage of holiday homes and apartements. The portfolio consists of around 40,000 accommodations in 28 countries. The closeness to the landlord and to the guests is one of the strengths of Interhome Group.
Migros strengthens its core business and seeks new owners for Hotelplan and MibelleFebruary 2, 2024
The Migros Group wants to increase the attractiveness of its core business for customers and is also focusing specifically on those operating fields in which it can continue to be successful in the future. Over the next five years, the retailer will invest over eight billion Swiss francs for its customers, including in lower prices and new store concepts. At the same time, Migros will divest companies that no longer fit the Group strategy. It is therefore looking for suitable new owners for Hotelplan and Mibelle. Migros is also working towards future-oriented solutions for its specialist markets. The divestment processes will not change anything for customers and business partners. All business continues to run reliably as before.
Hotelplan Group sees revenue growth in all business areasJanuary 31, 2024
Hotelplan Group again witnessed a strong customer appetite for travel in the last business year. The travel concern achieved total turnover of CHF 1,730.7 million. This represents a significant, 20.6% increase over the prior year's performance.
Linguistic Divide and Generation Gap – How the Swiss TravelOctober 25, 2023
The Swiss enthusiasm for travel has not diminished in recent years. This is the outcome of Hotelplan Group's representative market survey on the travel and booking behaviour of Swiss consumers. Differences by language region, age group and household size are particularly noticeable.
Hotelplan Group facilitates financing for sustainable projectsJune 20, 2023
Hotelplan Group is stepping up its own sustainability activities in key tourism destinations. The Swiss travel group is lending a total of up to ten million Swiss francs for a wide array of projects. The first sustainability projects are already being implemented in Turkey.