A Dutch couple died while on honeymoon in the Dominican Republic, tour operator TUI informed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday. Their cause of death is still unknown and the Ministry has not received official notice from the local authorities
A group of 180 Dutch travelers have been stuck in Dubai since Saturday. Their TUI flight had to turn around shortly after departing on Saturday due to a defective wing flap, a spokesperson for travel company TUI said to ANP.
Recent attacks in Turkey have been a blow to the countries tourism. Bookings to travel to Turkey is currently 40 percent lower than a year ago, tour operator TUI announced along with its quarterly figures.
Airline Transavia no longer allows its crew members to sleep over in Egypt because they feel its too dangerous. The airline therefore added an extra stopover in Athens, Greece to replace the crew, increasing the travel time between the Netherlands and Egypt with several hours
The average price of airfare rose by 5.4 percent last year despite a sharp drop in the price of oil, according to Statistics Netherlands (CBS) figures provided to NOS. The price of holiday packages also went up by 1.5 percent.
TUI Nederland has decided to scrap all flights to Sharm el-Sheikh until December 18th. The tour operator will only send planes to pick up tourists that are already there
A number of Dutch tourists stuck in Egypt after all flights to and from the Sharm el-Sheikh airport were cancelled by the Netherlands. They are still enjoying their vacation, despite concerns about the security situation surrounding the airport.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has updated its travel advisory for Tunisia. The Ministry believes that more attacks may follow. Dutch travel agencies are bringing their travelers back to the Netherlands
Two gunmen opened fire on a beach in the Tunisian city of Sousse on Friday. At least 27 people were killed and six wounded, according to a spokesperson for the ministry of Home Affairs. According to travel agency TUI, 82 Dutch people are housed in six adjacent hotels next to the beach.
The bus accident in Portugal on Wednesday night has claimed its fourth fatality. A 64 year old Dutch tourist, who was admitted to a hospital in Faro after the accident, passed away on Friday.
The bus driver was driving to fast, several of the passengers involved in the bus accident in Portugal on Tuesday night claim, according to the AD. Three people were killed in the accident and 26 were wounded. Seven of the injured passengers are still in the hospital, three of them are in serious condition.
Some of the victims of the bus accident in Portugal last night are flying back to the Netherlands on Thursday afternoon, travel agency TUI announced. TUI has made a plane available from Faro to Amsterdam for them. It is not clear how many people will make use of it.
Three Dutch tourists were killed in a bus accident in the south of Portugal. 29 others were injured, some of them seriously.
The Oad travelers in the Plaza Beach Hotel in Marmaris Turkey can at least sleep in their room tonight and eat in the hotel, reported Monique Samaille, one of the travelers in Radio 1 news.
Travel agent TUI calls on travelers abroad, who booked through Oad, not to make any cash payments for the hotels they are staying at. TUI Netherlands provisionally assumed the obligations of the bankrupt Oad.