Who owns Kuoni Travel?

DER Touristik
Kuoni is part of DER Touristik (part of the German REWE Group) and is based in Dorking, Surrey, England. Kuoni UK has been in the premium long-haul tour operating business since 1966, following the acquisition of Challis & Benson Ltd.

What companies do Kuoni own?

Kuoni’s tour operator business joined DER Touristik Group, a leading European travel company, in September 2015. Our partner companies Carrier, Kirker, CV Villas and Jules Verne all joined us in the move, collectively providing DER Touristik Group with a much coveted presence in the UK travel market.

When was Kuoni founded?

1906, Zürich, SwitzerlandKuoni Travel / Founded

Is Kuoni a travel agent?

Kuoni grew to be the biggest travel company in Switzerland and arrived in the UK in 1965. Since then, Kuoni has grown to become the country’s leading longhaul tour operator, has picked up over 200 service and travel awards and has opened over 40 beautiful Kuoni stores.

What is Kuoni Travel?

Is Jules Verne part of Kuoni?

Jules Verne was acquired by Kuoni Travel in 1998 but still retains its independent and innovative approach to a comprehensive list of destinations and themes.

Is Kuoni a specialist tour operator?

Kuoni is a tour operator specialising in luxury tailor made holidays. There are also a collection of hotels and resorts worldwide exclusive only to Kuoni which all have been personally handpicked by the Kuoni team.

What are the aims of Kuoni?

Kuoni wants to keep the world beautiful for future generations to enjoy. As part of its commitment to reduce plastic waste the company has created its own branded drinking bottle in collaboration with Water-to-Go which more than 250 Kuoni staff have tried and tested on their own travels over the past year.

Why is Kuoni so expensive?

Kuoni offers a personal service and top-quality holidays that justify its high price, particularly in uncertain times.

Who is Kuoni Travel?

By 2014, the Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd (Kuoni Group) had grown into an international company with almost 12,000 full-time employees and business activities in 120 countries. The Kuoni Group realigned its strategy in 2015.

What happened to the Kuoni Group?

The Kuoni Group realigned its strategy in 2015. In the wake of the far-reaching changes in the global travel industry, the traditional tour operator businesses were sold. These activities are still being operated under the Kuoni brand by new owners, particularly in Europe.

Why did Kuoni merge with VFS Global?

To reflect the success and importance of VFS Global, Kuoni Travel Holding Ltd has merged its activities into VFS Global Investments Ltd in June 2018. The Swiss-based Kuoni and Hugentobler Foundation, established in 1957, still has a stake in VFS Global.