ARA Tours Costa Rica, a privately owned tour operator, has been acquired by Abercrombie & Kent Travel Group
Hitz & Partner supports the successful Swiss TravelTech StartUp BODDY in its CHF 2.2 million seed financing round and on the buyer side in its international expansion, enabling BODDY to position itself as the largest fitness and wellbeing network for travellers.
Successful company succession of MRZ AG
Let's go Tours AG acquires a minority interest in Helbling Reisen AG.
Restructuring and tax advisory services in the course of the required reorganization measures.
Apostroph Luzern AG has purchased 100% of the interest in Global Translations GmbH
Apostroph Bern AG has purchased the operating assets of USG Übersetzungs-Service AG
pop e poppa servicefamille has acquired Halex Services Sàrl.
TUI Suisse Ltd acquires Cruisetour AG and Croisimonde AG.
travelArt SpA has sold its entire business activities to Turavion SpA
The Vantage Education AG, a portfolio company of Invision Private Equity AG has acquired a majority interest in the IST AG.
Management has acquired a substantial participation in Abbey Group, one of the leading Destination Management Companies for Ireland and the UK with offices in Dublin, Edinburgh and London.
The founder and owner of Helbling Reisen AG has sold his shares as part of his own succession planning to Michael Mettler.
Grupo Barceló has agreed to acquire Catai.
Management has acquired the majority shareholding of Travel Partner Group in the course of a management buy-out (MBO).
Hotels & More is a leading inbound tour operator for group tours and Frequent Individual Travellers (“FIT”), which are sold through a network of European business partners.
We are proud to announce our first sell-side transaction in Latin America. This marks a further important milestone in our strategy while focussing on leading travel specialist in Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific, but recently also with an increasing focus on the Emerging Markets
Eine Gruppe von Investoren unter der Führung von Paros Capital AG hat das Aktienpaket von LCP Europe übernommen.
The Hotelplan Group has sold its shareholding in Russia-based tour operator Ascent Travel as envisaged. The parties have agreed not to divulge the purchase price involved.
On behalf of the Executive Management Board of the Zurich Verkehrsverbund (ZVV) - which is responsible for the strategic management, the collective marketing and the financing of the public transportation services in the Zurich area - we analyzed the prospects of advertising & promotions related to public transportation.
Hitz & Partner Corporate Finance AG evaluated together with top management and Corpfin Capital available strategic options for Catai Tours.
Duke Street, the independent European Private Equity firm, announces the acquisition of a majority stake in QCNS Cruise Europe, a distributor specializing in the sale of cruises in Southern European markets (France, Italy and Spain).
The Eden Collection & Seasons in Style have announced today that they will be joining forces to create The Eden Luxury Travel Group with the intent of becoming the UK’s Leading Independent Luxury Travel provider, both brands will be retained.
The travel business activities of Touring Club Schweiz (TCS) are to be taken over and continued by Kuoni Switzerland with effect from 1 December 2009. The business extends to ten travel offices and the provision of travel products that are marketed under the “Reisen TCS” brand.
Die Globetrotter Group AG weitet ihr Netz mit Perlen im Nischen-Touroperating aus. Nach dem kürzlichen Einstieg bei der Team Reisen AG Bern hat die Gruppe am 20. Oktober 2009 eine Mehrheit der bike adventure tours GmbH übernommen.
Australian-based Intrepid Travel, one of the world's leading small group adventure operators, continues its global expansion with the purchase announced today of United States adventure tour operator, Suntrek.
The Kuoni Group continues to pursue its growth strategy. Kuoni has fully acquired Carrier Ltd., the Cheshire (UK)-based tour operator as of 1 October 2008, together with its retail (travel agency) unit Carrier International Ltd. The acquisition further strengthens the Kuoni Group’s position in the premium segment: Carrier is one of the UK’s leading operators in the luxury travel mar
Mercatura Cosmetics BioTech AG has acquired 100% of the shares of Jean-Pierre Rosselet Cosmetics AG (JPR AG) from its sole shareholder Jean-Pierre Rosselet. Jean-Pierre Rosselet acquires in return shares of Mercatura Cosmetics BioTech AG.
LZ Fachverlag AG, a subsidiary of LZ Medien Holding AG, participates with 25% in tourism trend media gmbh, a specialized leading publishing company of the Swiss travel and tourism industry.
Thomas Cook Group acquires leading luxury travel company
Thomas Cook Group plc (“Thomas Cook”) has announced today, 7 April 2008, that it has acquired the number one UK-based luxury travel company Elegant Resorts Ltd from its founding shareholders, Geoff Moss and Barbara Catchpole. The acquisition has been funded from existing cash resources.
Hitz & Partner Corporate Finance AG evaluated together with the top management available strategic options for Promotion-Tools AG.
Kuoni Switzerland continues to expand its portfolio in the specialist segment. As of 1st April 2007, the company has acquired Dorado Latin Tours AG. The travel specialist is one of the leading operators of tours to South America and the Polar regions.
The Hotelplan Group has acquired a majority stake in the Travelhouse Group, comprising ten specialist tour operators and a chain of retail outlets. This transaction creates the largest outbound tour operating group in Switzerland, the Hotelplan Group’s core market. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.
The Kuoni Group has taken a further step in its declared acquisition strategy within the specialist travel segment: Kuoni Switzerland has acquired Kontiki-Saga Reisen AG, the Swiss market leader for travel to Northern Europe. The acquisition enables Kuoni to further expand its leadership of the Swiss travel market.
Retroactive as of January 1, 2006, Latino Travel, Zurich - the specialist for Central America - has been taken over by Knecht Reisen. The present CEO Reto D. Rüfenacht continues to run the company at its location in Zurich.
Arques Industries Ltd., D-Starnberg has acquired 100% of Georg Fischer Schwab GmbH & Co. KG, D-Pfullingen with effect of March 31, 2006. The target company produces pre-wall systems and concealed plastic cisterns for the sanitary industry, used as flushing device for toilets. Its products are distributed worldwide.
The Hotelplan Group acquires the majority of travelwindow AG, the leading independent Swiss online travel agent "travel.ch"
The Kuoni Group is to take over all the business activities of CIT-Frantour SA. Kuoni is pleased to add the activities of this reputed rail travel specialist to its business portfolio. Frantour generated total turnover of some CHF 63 million last year, and employs around 100 personnel in its Geneva and Zurich operations. These employees will now transfer to the Kuoni Group with retroactive effect from April 30, 2005
Oskar Laubi, owner, CEO and Chairman of Travelhouse Group, has sold shares in the course of his succession planning in terms of a Management-Buy-In (MBI) to Thomas Stirnimann (designated CEO and co-owner) and Peter Diethelm (Private Equity Investor)
The Corporate Finance team comprised Stephan Hitz, Lead Advisor and Engagement Partner, Ami Toren, Martin Frey, Baker & McKenzie and Markus Bucher, PwC Zürich.