All TUI tour operators and airlines are ready to restart their businesses as travel restrictions are eased across Europe.
The first leisure flights have already taken off, with planes departing from Germany, Belgium and Switzerland last week.
The Balearic Islands, Greece, Cyprus, Portugal and Croatia are the focus of the first holidays.
“TUI appreciates the initiative of the European Commission to re-open travel to non-EU countries soon,” explained a statement.
“It is right and reflects the demand of many holiday makers to allow travel to non-EU countries where possible in a similar safe and responsible way, such as in Turkey or Morocco.
“Conversations with the respective governments give confidence that their health and safety protocols meet high standards as within the EU.
“As an integrated tourism group with its own tour operators, hotels and airlines, TUI is well prepared to offer holidays in those popular destinations at short notice, once national travel restrictions have been lifted.”
Currently, TUI is reviewing the outcome of the restart of holidays on Majorca in mid-June.
The goal of the Balearic and Spanish governments as well as of TUI was to apply the health and safety concepts in practice and to…