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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, Santa’s Lapland and Explore Worldwide brands. Interhome, one of Europe’s leading rental holiday home providers, 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.

Business Units

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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.

Volume Tour Operating

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.

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Hotelplan UK is active in the specialized niche business with a broad range of products. The winter business includes the Inghams and Santa's Lapland brands. The individual hiking and cycling holidays of Inntravel and Explore Worldwide provide a balance in summer.


Interhome 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.

The business travel segment includes the two specialist brands – bta first travel and Finass Reisen – which offer tailor-made business travel concepts. With innovative solutions, customers are offered optimal and personal services.


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Bianca Gähweiler set to leave Hotelplan Group

June 4, 2024

After more than seven years at Hotelplan Group, Bianca Gähweiler has opted for a change of career. As a result, she will be leaving the company at the end of June 2024. Muriel Wolf Landau will take charge of the travel group’s media relations on an interim basis.


Interhome opens seven new local service offices

May 28, 2024

Interhome, the holiday home specialist, is opening seven new local service offices by summer 2024. This brings the number of contact points for owners and guests to 115 in a total of 12 European countries. Interhome is planning further local service offices in popular holiday regions in the future, thereby further expanding its proximity to property owners and guests.


Interchalet becomes Interhome – uniform brand communication in all countries

May 14, 2024

With immediate effect, Interhome Group will only operate under the Interhome brand in Germany and its other 25 markets. As part of the standardisation of brand communications, the Interhome brand will gradually replace the Interchalet brand on all channels over the coming months. This means that holidaymakers worldwide will experience a uniform brand experience at all touchpoints.

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Alexander Brändle succeeds Adrian Arnold as Chief Digital & Strategy Officer of Hotelplan Group

April 24, 2024

Alexander Brändle will assume the role of Chief Digital & Strategy Officer as of September 2024 and thus also become a member of the Executive Board of Hotelplan Group. He succeeds Adrian Arnold, who is leaving the travel group at the end of September 2024 to travel the world.

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