Press Article

Strong demand leads to the expansion of product offers and the creation of new jobs.

July 9, 2013
TH - Tourico Holidays

ORLANDO, Fla. − July 9, 2013 − Global travel wholesaler, Tourico Holidays announces an increase of 43% in bookings for the first two quarters of 2013 and 61% increase to Europe as a destination.

This trend towards growth follows a solid fiscal year 2012 for the company, which closed 20% over 2011 and 25% up for European destinations. The biggest success stories in 2013 are:

  • Berlin up 62%
  • Paris up 48%
  • London up 57%
  • and Madrid up 62%

This rapid growth occurs in a market that, according to the World Tourism Organization UNWTO, will grow by 2-3% and tourism globally by 3-4%.

Dubai is also a rapidly growing market boasting a large increase in bookings.

Tourico Holidays has experienced an 86% increase in searches for the destination since the beginning of the year and booking increase of 58% in comparison to the 2012 fiscal year.

Tourico Holidays is one of the leading travel providers in Europe; in 2012, 63% of all bookings within EU destinations came from European guests. This Europe-to-Europe business increased by 29% compared to 2011.

Due to this strong growth, the travel wholesaler is concentrating on expanding its product offerings.

Tourico Holidays currently has 6,700 direct hotel contracts and aims to increase this number to 9,500 by the end of 2013, an increase of 42%. The demand is there; therefore, the travel wholesaler is on the lookout for partners able to offer a contingent of 10+ rooms, primarily in destinations like London, Paris, the Balkans, and North Africa.

Hotels, vacation apartment providers, and attraction companies interested in learning more about partnering with Tourico Holidays can request more information by sending an email to supplier.relations-EUME@touricoholidays.com.

This rapid growth has also allowed Tourico Holidays to grow in ranks across its five European offices with multiple open and new positions. There are multiple open positions available: Product Manager – Eastern Europe, Product Manager – Scandinavia, Product Manager – Southern Spain, and various Sales Management positions. Interested candidate can email careers@touricoholidays.com.

Based in the Berlin office, Marc Meillon has taken over the product management reins for Berlin and Eastern German Destinations.

Other newly-filled positions include Regional Director UK and Western Europe, Business Development Manager UK and Ireland, Regional Marketing Manager EUME, and Senior Product Manager UK and Netherlands.