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 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 35,000 accommodations in 28 countries. The closeness to the landlord and to the guests is one of the strengths of Interhome Group.
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.
Interhome Group highlights sustainable holiday accommodationMay 25, 2023
Visitors to the Interhome Group websites can now search specifically for sustainable accommodation. The Swiss holiday home provider is thus responding to the growing demand for sustainable holiday homes and apartments.
Interhome guests plan holidays further ahead againMay 4, 2023
Interhome Group's latest holiday home report shows restored consumer confidence among Swiss holidaymakers. Not only are Swiss guests planning and booking their holiday accommodation earlier again – the findings also show an unbroken trend for spending winter holidays in Switzerland and that long-term summer stays are becoming more and more popular.