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DER Touristik Group announces the integration of Travel Brands S.A. in Romania

The focus is on diversity of product range, quality and security for Romanian customers

Travel Brands S.A. is now a member of the DER Touristik Group. The antitrust authorisation has been granted and the purchase completed without conditions. The organisational and commercial structures were created in order to start work within the DER Touristik Eastern Europe division. With this step, DER Touristik Group, headquartered in Cologne, is expanding into a flourishing growth market.
“Travel Brands S.A. is first-rate. All 400 employees represent an asset for our activities in Eastern Europe. They are highly motivated when it comes to realigning the theme of travel in the Romanian market. We are supporting them with all the strength of our Group. Using our Dertour brand in retail and tour operating will underline and strengthen Travel Brands’ position in the international tourism business”, says Sören Hartmann, CEO of DER Touristik Group.

f.l.t.r.: Cosmin Marinof (CEO Travel Brands S.A.), Sören Hartmann (CEO DER Touristik Group) and Dragos Anastasiu (Founder/CEO Eurolines Group)

Go Vacation to expand into Cambodia

DER Touristik Group increases its network of destination management companies to 27 countries

Expansion at Go Vacation Asia: The Asia specialist among the destination management companies (DMC) of DER Touristik Group is moving into Cambodia. On 1 November 2019, Go Vacation Cambodia will begin assisting the guests of the European travel group. With the addition of Go Vacation Cambodia, DER Touristik Group is boosting its DMC network to 27 countries. It is a network that has about 1,700 employees and around 4 million guests each year. “The move into Cambodia represents the next step in the strategic expansion of our network,” said Dr Klaus-Ulrich Sperl, the CEO of DMCs at DER Touristik Group.

Go Vacation expandiert nach Kambodscha

DER Touristik Group plans the acquisition of the Czech tourism company Fischer

Combination with successful activities by Exim Tours

The DER Touristik Group is continuing its growth trajectory in Eastern Europe. As announced by the Group which is head-quartered in Cologne, its Czech subsidiary Exim Holding a.s. (Prague) plans to take over the tourism company Cestovní kancelář FISCHER, a.s. (also in Prague). The acquisition is subject to the approval of antitrust authorities. DER Touristik Group and the seller KKCG Investment AG (Lucerne), have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

DER Touristik Group plant die Übernahme des tschechischen Touristik-Unternehmens Fischer
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