About Hotelplan Group
|Hotelplan was established in 1935 by Migros founder Gottlieb Duttweiler to enable families from simpler backgrounds to take vacations in Switzerland. Over the past decades, Hotelplan has developed into an international travel group – the Hotelplan Group. Today, around 1,900 employees work for the Hotelplan Group in six business units in Europe and around the world. The travel group is active in the areas of beach vacations, individual and round trips, the brokerage of vacation apartments and vacation homes, as well as in the business travel sector. Today, more than 85 years after its founding, the company is still wholly owned by the Federation of Migros Cooperatives, Switzerland's largest retail organization, headquartered in Zurich.|
Hotelplan Suisse is the largest Swiss tour operator and the Swiss subsidiary of the internationally active Hotelplan Group with approximately 650 employees. The branch network is made up of 88 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 35,000 accommodations in 27 countries. The closeness to the landlord and to the guests is one of the strengths of Interhome Group.
bta first travel is one of the two business travel specialists of Hotelplan Group and offers tailor-made services for SMEs as well as innovative technological solutions for all customer needs.
Interhome Group expands business model: Long-term apartment leases in new-build projects8. Juli 2022
Interhome is expanding its business model to long-term holiday apartment leases and has signed multi-year contracts for 20 apartments in the "LocTowers" in Locarno. The Local Service Office (LSO) in Locarno has relocated to new premises in the same complex.
Owners of holiday homes now protected against force majeure cancellations1. Juli 2022
Interhome Group's new home owner guarantee comes into effect on 1 July 2022. This means that owners of holiday homes are now also protected against cancellations due to force majeure events and will be reimbursed the cancellation fees.
Friederike Grupp named Head of Sustainability at Hotelplan Group9. Juni 2022
As of 1 July 2022, Friederike Grupp will be responsible for sustainability activities at Hotelplan Group. With the newly created position, the travel group aims to drive its commitment to sustainability even further.
Finass Reisen promoting sustainable travel10. Mai 2022
Finass Reisen – a business travel management provider and part of the Hotelplan Group – is increasing its commitment to sustainability. In collaboration with the airline SWISS, customers will be offered an opportunity to purchase sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from 1 June 2022 onwards and thus make their journey carbon neutral.