Latest press releases
New CEO at DER Touristik Suisse:
Dieter Zümpel is handing over to Stephanie Schulze zur Wiesch
Stephanie Schulze zur Wiesch, currently CEO of Ameropa Reisen GmbH, will take over as CEO of DER Touristik Suisse AG on 1 June 2023. Schulze zur Wiesch succeeds Dieter Zümpel, who, on reaching the legal retirement age, is returning to Germany at the end of June after six successful years at the head of the company.
DER Touristik appoints new CEO for DER Touristik Nordic AB
With effect from 1 January 2023, Leif Vase Larsen, CEO Northern Europe, became CEO International and a member of the Executive Board of DER Touristik Group. Larsen will hand over operational responsibility for the Nordic and Benelux markets to the Swedish travel executive Tobias Jönsson.
DER Touristik Group Adopts Group-Wide Child Protection Guideline
The DER Touristik travel group is increasing its commitment to the protection of children in tourism, and by 20 November 2022, on World Children’s Day, it will adopt its first Group-wide child protection guideline.
DER Touristik Group Announces New Executive Board
From 1 January 2023, Executive Board members Dr Ingo Burmester (CEO Central Europe), Leif Vase Larsen (CEO International) and Boris Schnabel (CFO Group) will form the new operational leadership team for Europe’s second largest tourism group
Acquisition Complete: DER Touristik Group Fully Takes Over Premium Resort Brand Aldiana
Aldiana, the premium provider for resort holidays, is wholly owned by DER Touristik Group: following antitrust approval, the acquisition of the premium resort brand has now been successfully completed. The
New DERTOUR Magalogue with 39 certified hotels in 18 countries
Fly CO₂-neutral on holiday with Lufthansa thanks to GreenFare.The DERTOUR magalogue “Conscious Travel” with more sustainable travel offers is entering its third round. On more than 100 pages, the tour
New Chief Digital Officer: DER Touristik Group hires Joao Gonzaga
Effective as of 16 May, 2022, Joao Gonzaga, will be appointed Chief Digital Officer (CDO) of DER Touristik Group. As CDO, Joao Gonzaga will be responsible for Group-wide digitalisation of the European travel company, now operating in 16 countries.
Laura Steden takes over the management of sustainability at DER Touristik Group
With effect from 15 March 2022, Laura Steden will take over the management of sustainability at DER Touristik Group. In her role as Director Corporate Responsibility, she will be responsible for the DER Touristik Group’s sustainability management.