Holiday homes with the TUI Smile

With TUI Villas, you’ll find a large selection of holiday homes and apartments throughout Europe and beyond. We are the operator of all the properties tagged with the TUI Smile and you will benefit from many advantages:

  • Properties can be booked directly without waiting for confirmation
  • Regular quality control by the product manager
  • Contact person on site
Thousands of other properties

In addition to our own holiday homes and apartments, we also offer to mediate accommodation on behalf of third-party providers. These consist of reliable private hosts, local agencies, specialists, and renowned tour operators. You will see who the provider of the accommodation is in each property description.

Offer to holiday home owners

You have a holiday home or apartment of your own and you want to increase your occupancy rate and reach more customers? TUI Villas will assume the active mediation process and Europe-wide marketing – without any risk for you as the owner.

Perhaps your accommodation is a TUI villa. Find out and register as an owner.

Service and contact

Our customer service team is happy to help you with questions regarding accommodation, bookings or reservations:

E-mails and requests sent via the form are processed around the clock, even on weekends and on public holidays. 

Or call us on
Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Sat 8 a.m. to 12 a.m.
(Greenwich Mean Time)

We speak English.

Press review

Daily newspapers, specialist magazines, online media, and other publications report on Here is a sample:

Touristik aktuell

The specialist tourism magazine reports on TUI’s TV campaign that will begin at the end of December. 

07.12.2016 | TUI startet millionenschwere Werbekampagne
"Neben Werbung für die Veranstaltermarke TUI sind auch so genannte 'Tandem-Spots' mit TUI Cruises, Robinson und der Ferienhausmarke TUI Villas geplant."

Translation: TUI launches a million-strong advertising campaign
“So-called ‘tandem spots’ with TUI cruises, Robinson-Crusoe-style houses, and the holiday-home brand are planned, as is advertising for the TUI tour operator brand.”


The Corner

Sebastian Ebel, CEO of TUI Deutschland, commented about atraveo and TUI villas in an interview with the Spanish business magazine. 

25.11.2016 | "Spain Must Keep On Investing In Hotels, New Tourism Areas"
"We believe that digital booking platforms can help us increase our sales channels. That’s what we are doing already through our own brand Atraveo, which offers holiday homes, and through another platform, TUI Villas"



The German business magazine reports on the TUI strategy for the coming booking season.

20.11.2016 | Sommer 2017: TUI setzt auf Spanien, Italien und Griechenland
"In Deutschland stieg vor allem die Nachfrage nach Ferienhäusern, wovon TUI Villas und TUI Ferienhaus stark profitierten."

Translation: Summer 2017: TUI focuses on Spain, Italy, and Greece
“In Germany, demand for holiday homes rose in particular, with TUI villas and TUI Ferienhaus benefitting strongly from this.”


Stuttgarter Nachrichten

The newspaper reports on TUI’s programme presentation.

19.06.2016 | Das TUI-Sommergeschäft
„Wir haben bereits 70 Prozent der Buchungen für die Sommersaison in den Büchern', sagte der Chef von TUI Deutschland, Sebastian Ebel. Dazu trage auch der starke Ausbau des Angebots von Ferienhäusern und Appartements unter der Marke TUIvillas bei."

Translation: TUI’s summer business
“We already have 70 percent of bookings for the summer season on our books,” said the CEO of TUI Deutschland, Sebastian Ebel. "The steady expansion of the range of holiday homes and apartments under the TUIvillas brand has contributed towards this."

Süddeutsche Zeitung

In its online edition, the daily newspaper reports on the boom in renting out private holiday accommodation, accelerated by the sharing economy.

20.04.2016 | Wir oder die
Auch der Reiseveranstalter TUI mischt mit. Auf der Website vermittelt er seit einigen Wochen auch private Wohnungen."

Translation: We or the
“The travel operator, TUI, is part of the show as well. It has also been mediating private apartments on the website for a number of weeks.” 

Touristik Talk

The magazine reports on the integration of the professional version of into the reservation system.

19.04.2016 | TUI Villas auch über Iris Plus
„Ab sofort können Reisebüros die Angebote des Ferienhausportals auch über Iris Plus buchen. Durch einen Klick auf die neue ‚Kachel‘ werden Expis automatisch weitergeleitet.“ (Heft 16/2016, S. 25)

Translation: TUI villas also via Iris Plus
“From now on, travel agencies will also be able to book the range of the holiday portal via Iris Plus. Travel agents will be automatically redirected with one click on the new ‘tile’.” (Issue 16/2016, p.25), u.a

The Dutch daily newspaper and other media report on the on the integration of into the new Dutch portal,

05.04.2016 | TUI verhuurt nu ook vakantievilla's
"In ruim 70 landen verhuurt de touroperator 280.000 vakantiewoningen via"

Translation: TUI is now also renting out holiday homes
“The travel operator mediates 280,000 holiday properties in around 70 countries via”

05.04.2016 | TUI lanceert internationaal vakantiehuisportaal
"TUI lanceert een nieuw internationaal vakantiehuisportal:, omdat de markt voor vakantiehuizen en –appartementen groeit."

Translation: TUI launches an international holiday-home portal
“TUI is launching a new international holiday-home portal – – because the market for holiday homes and apartments is growing ever bigger.”


Touristik aktuell

The German specialist magazine for tourism experts reports on the response to from travel agencies

04.04.2016 | TUI Villas: Große Resonanz im Vertrieb
"Das Interesse der Reisebüros an dem im Dezember gestarteten Ferienhausportal ist groß, 'Seitdem wir die neue Website gestartet haben, haben sich schon über 1.000 Reisebüros angemeldet', berichtet Geschäftsführer Dirk Froelje."

Translation: TUI villas: Huge response in business
“The interest that travel agencies have in the holiday-home portal - which was launched in December - is huge, “Over 1,000 travel agencies have already registered since we launched the new website,” reports Managing Director, Dirk Froelje.

Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung

In an interview with the daily newspaper, Sebastian Ebel, managing director of TUI Deutschland GmbH, explained the current position of TUI in the market. atraveo is also mentioned as a specialist for holiday homes.

03/03/2016 | Eine riesige Chance
"Andere Zielgruppen bedienen wir mit unseren Spezialisten: etwa mit [...] atraveo im boomenden Markt für Ferienhäuser."

Translation: A huge chance
“Other target groups are served by our specialists: such as […] atraveo in the booming market for holiday homes” 

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

The renowned German daily newspaper reports on the current development in the holiday-home market, and thereby also on atraveo and the new portal.

29/02/2016 | Ferienhäuser treten aus Schatten der Pauschalreise
„Die TUI-Tochtergesellschaft Atraveo hat für den Konzern eine neue Internetseite gestaltet. Sie heißt TUI Villas.“

Translation: Holiday homes step out of the shadow of package holidays
“The TUI subsidiary, atraveo, has created a new Internet site for the corporation. It’s called TUI villas.”


The travel journalist, Jürgen Drensek, interviews atraveo’s managing director Dirk Froelje on the new holiday-home portal -

22/02/2016 | TUIvillas macht auf Airbnb
„Kein Wunder, dass Europas größter Veranstalter nun auch den Markt der Ferienwohnungen für sich entdeckt. Unter der Internetadresse kann man neben Häusern auch Wohnungen mieten.“

Translation: TUIvillas competes with Airbnb
“No wonder Europe’s biggest operator has now also discovered the world of holiday apartments for itself. You can rent apartments along with houses under the Internet address,”


Die Welt, Rheinische Post u.a.

Several media outlets have published a report by the dpa, the largest German press agency, on the topic of holiday-home booking via the Internet – in which the new portal is mentioned.

25/01/2016 | So gelingt der Traumurlaub im Ferienhaus
"'Der Markt für Ferienunterkünfte boomt', sagt Dirk Froelje, der bei Tui das neue Portal verantwortet."

Translation: This is how your dream vacation in a holiday home can come true
“’The market for holiday accommodation is booming,’ says Dirk Froelje, who is responsible for TUI’s new portal,”

25/01/2016 | Das Traumdomizil online finden
"Als Vermittler bringen die Anbieter Urlauber und Vermieter zusammen. [...] Das neue Tui-Portal lässt sich ebenfalls als Online-Portal einordnen."

Translation: Find your dream property online
“As mediators, the providers bring holidaymakers and owners together. […] The new TUI portal can also be classified as an online portal.” 

De Tijd

The online edition of the daily Belgian newspaper reports on the collaboration between atraveo and the Belgian TUI portal

11.12.2015 | Jetairfly lanceert aanval op & co
"Wie een vliegticket boekt op de site van, kan daar voortaan ook een verblijf bij reserveren."

Translation: Jetairfly links up with & co.
“From now on, those who book flight tickets on’s website can directly book accommodation as well.”

The travel tech website reports on the launch of

04/12/2015 | TUI eyes alternative accommodation trend with launch of TUIVillas
"TUIVillas has been created in conjunction with holiday home specialist Atraveo, a company that TUI has had a majority stake in since 2006."


FVW online

The online edition of the specialist magazine reports on the launch of

04/12/2015 | TUI startet Ferienhausportal
"Treiber für das europaweite Ferienhausportal ist TUI-Tocher Atraveo mit Geschäfstführer Dirk Froelje."

Translation: TUI launches holiday-home portal
“TUI’s subsidiary, atraveo is the operator of the Europe-wide holiday-home portal with its Managing Director, Dirk Froelje.”