2018/19 business year
The FTI GROUP, together with various brands and subsidiaries, is the fourth largest tour operator in Europe. It consists of FTI Touristik, the last-minute operator 5vorFlug, the car rental broker driveFTI, fly.de, LAL Sprachreisen, the Destination Management Company Meeting Point International (operating in more than 40 locations worldwide) and BigXtra, a tour operator for promotional products. Under the umbrella of the hospitality company Meeting Point Hotels the GROUP’s five hotel brands thrive: LABRANDA Hotels & Resorts, Design Plus Hotels, Kairaba Hotels & Resorts, the budget concept Lemon & Soul and Club Sei. The group is furthermore represented at the cruise market by FTI Cruises and its flagship MS BERLIN. Also, the FTI GROUP has consolidated its franchise systems in its subsidiary Touristik Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH (TVG) with the brands sonnenklar.TV Reisebuero, 5vorflug and Flugboerse.
The tour operator manages its product portfolio in over 10,000 partner travel agencies in Germany. Other important distribution channels are the travel shopping channel sonnenklar.TV and the online B2B provider for hotel bookings, Youtravel. The consolidator FTI Ticketshop is responsible for scheduled flight ticket sales.
In Austria FTI is represented by a subsidiary in Linz, while FTI Touristik AG is located in Basel, Switzerland. The French tour operator FTI Voyages has been part of the FTI Group since 2012. In 2016 the group has entered the Dutch market with FTI Reizen. Eight service center, such as erf24, travianet and touristic24, handle bookings from the FTI GROUP and external customers. Headquartered in Munich, the FTI GROUP employs 12,000 staff worldwide and expects a forecast revenue of 4.1 billion euros in the fiscal year 2018/19.
FTI’s tour operator arm offers holidays in 120+ countries. The Group’s subsidiary, Meeting Point International operates in 20 countries. In 2018/19 FTI GROUP serviced 8 million customers.