is the largest Swiss tour operator and employs a staff of approx. 700. The branch network comprises 86 branches (Hotelplan and Travelhouse branches as well as Globus Reisen Lounges). Hotelplan Suisse is the Swiss strategic business unit of the internationally operating Hotelplan Group, which is wholly owned by the Federation of Migros Cooperatives, Switzerland’s largest retail supermarket chain. Hotelplan Suisse is represented on the Swiss market by the five travel brands Globus Reisen
, Tourisme Pour Tous
and Migros Ferien
Hotelplan UK, the parent company of specialist tour operators Inghams and Inntravel, has expanded its operations in Britain 2010 by acquiring the Enigma Travel Group, a company specializing in skiing holidays, which comprises the Esprit Holidays and Ski Total brands. As a result of the 100% acquisition, Hotelplan UK has become one of the best diversified skiing and walking holidays specialist in Britain.
Inghams has made its name on the English travel market as a winter holiday specialist for high quality ski holidays in 8 countries. In addition to its Ski and Luxury Ski programmes, Inghams – established 1934 – is the UK leader in “Lakes & Mountains” holidays. The established walking and cycling specialist, Inntravel, is also part of Hotelplan UK.
Esprit Holidays has been established in 1982 and operates Esprit Ski, the UK’s market-leading family ski specialist, Esprit Santa’s Lapland, offering family short breaks to Finnish Lapland and a summer programme, Esprit Family Adventures. Ski Total has also been operating since 1982 and is the leading specialist for adult skiers and groups in the quality catered chalet and chalet hotel sector.
The portfolio of Hotelplan UK has been complemented by the acquisition in 2015 of the soft adventure provider Explore Worldwide and with the takeover of Flexiski in 2019 Hotelplan UK expands its offering of wintersport with tailor-made short breaks.
The Holiday Home Division (HHD) portfolio with the Interhome
brands has some 50,000 holiday homes and apartments in 31 countries on its books. Its proximity to property owners and guests is one of Interhome’s core strengths. 100 local service offices guarantee a full-service package ranging from personal customer reception to comprehensive holiday home management. Interchalet can look back on over 45 years as a superb provider of individual holiday homes.
HHD’s varied range of properties extends from simple chalets and apartments to luxuriously appointed villas – be it in summer or winter, at the seaside, in the countryside or in the mountains.
bta first travel
is one of the two business travel specialists within the Hotelplan Group. Thanks to customized services that are perfectly aligned to customer requirements, bta first travel has established itself as a leading provider of professional travel management services and is the number 1 for SMEs. Today, the bta first Group has 10 Business Travel Centers in Switzerland.
Finass Travel Ltd
, based in Wetzikon (Switzerland) is a business travel, leisure travel and incentive and event travel specialist serving clients all over the world. With tailor-made business travel solutions, Finass creates the optimum travel arrangements for every client – from flight and hotel bookings to elaborating specific travel guidelines and transparent travel expense accounting. 22 employees are working for the organization, which has been incorporated in 1993.
bedfinder (BF International Travel Ltd.)
provides worldwide B2B travel services and makes white label products, technology and fulfilment services available to interested partners. An excellent IT infrastructure, 24/7 customer support and solid, longstanding expertise in the travel business provide an ideal basis for this endeavor.
vtours is a leading dynamic tour operator in the German-speaking market, producing and distributing package tours, round tours, city breaks and hotel-only and flight-only offers in destinations worldwide under its own brands and for third parties. Travel offers which are created at the time of the customer enquiry and individual travel components such as flight, hotel and transfer that are compiled on a daily basis are a distinguishing feature of the dynamic structure. vtours’ offers are distributed via stationary travel agencies and various online portals. vtours international AG, the sister company of vtours GmbH, operates in Switzerland.