One of the world’s largest tourism company to-date, TUI Group, counts with a strong portfolio of tour operators, 1600 travel agencies, 6 airlines, 15 cruise liners and other agencies in all major holiday destinations. When it comes to vacation rentals, TUI’s online marketplace consists of TUI Villas and atraveo whose offering today has reached over 300.000 holiday homes and apartments throughout Europe and beyond. We sat down with them and asked all that you need to know to list your vacation rentals on TUI.Who are TUI Villas and atraveo?
Founded in 1997 and a subsidiary of TUI, atraveo GmbH launched 2 years ago the new brand and website called TUI Villas. Right now TUI Villas is TUI’s international holiday-home portal with 300,000 private properties, holiday parks and complexes throughout Europe and beyond.
Who are your travelers?
Most of our bookings come from families, groups of families, groups of friends and couples. On average the minimum stay is 9 days.
Which are your most successful destinations today?
Our most successful destinations are the sand and beach locations of Europe, such as Spain, Croatia, Italy, Portugal, Greece. Besides these, white beach accommodations in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and the UK work really well for us.
How are properties distributed in your network?
Properties connected to TUI Villas will not only be advertised through Atraveo, but also other websites of our group like Tui.com, Tui.nl and Tui.be; we distribute to more than 1.000 traffic partners. Our biggest partners are opodo, ab-in-den-urlaub, e-Dreams. Furtehrmore, TUI Villas is connected to more than 9.000 travel agencies in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and other countries in order to market vacation rentals not only online but offline as well.
Where are you looking to expand?
We are looking to expand in more European destinations and the in US, especially in Florida and California.
How do you market yourself?
We use a wide distribution network, as well as SEA and SEO, press releases and Newsletters.
Connecting to TUI Villas from Rentals United is fast and easy. Here’s the key info you need to know:
Commission: 15% Account creation: You need to sign an agreement with TUI Villas and then Rentals United will create the listings for you Minimum requirements: You need to have at least 5 properties Payment: TUI Villas will transfer the full payment to you the day of the client’s arrival
Ready to list your vacation rentals on TUI’s holiday homes portal? Find more details here or book a free call to see Rentals United in action!