Sunweb Group wins court case against Corendon

Sunweb Group wins court case against Corendon

After the expected ruling, Sunweb Group will fully focus on the future and new dynamic strategy

Rotterdam, 3 August 2021The Amsterdam Court of Appeal rejected today all of Corendon's claims and ruled in favor of Sunweb Group on all points. Sunweb Group does not have to pursue its acquisition of Corendon

Following the decision, Sunweb Group can once again focus on the future and its new dynamic strategy that was launched earlier this year. "First of all, we are pleased that this court case has come to an end so that there is clarity for our employees and the employees of Corendon. The ruling does not come as a surprise as we have always been confident in our legal position. We are however pleased that the Court of Appeal now also confirmed this view and ruled in our favor today. Finally, we can again fully focus on what we love most: making our customers happy with a well-deserved holiday." said Mattijs ten Brink, CEO of Sunweb Group.

As a standalone company, Sunweb Group has taken all required actions to ensure success going forward. Ten Brink: “Despite this severe crisis, that keeps on evolving into new challenges, we will continue to invest in becoming the leading digital holiday expert. All this with the continued support of our shareholders and lenders, and in close and active dialogue with our loyal Sunweb customers”.

 

About Sunweb Group

As one of the largest travel operators in Europe, Sunweb Group is the driving force behind brands across seven international markets - in the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, France, UK, and Germany.

At Sunweb Group, our ambition is to become the leading digital holiday expert. We’ll do this by continuing to develop digital brands that stand out, leading the way for our partners through truly human interactions and ever-expanding hospitality expertise. To achieve this, we’re not afraid to do things differently, shaking up the market and setting new and bolder standards.

Sunweb and Eliza was here are the best-known brands of the group. Sunweb leads the way in online package holidays for sun worshippers and winter sports enthusiasts alike. Eliza was here is focussed on small-scale package travels to unique destinations for the discerning traveller. 

With around 400 employees and more than 250 tour guides and area managers in local destinations, we’re always there for our customers. And as an employer, Sunweb Group are proud of our unique attitude, encouraging our people to develop an open mind, personal growth and to make a meaningful impact every day. 

This combination of our people focussed ethos, centralised management and strong online business model has paid off with more than a million happy customers for Sunweb Group every year. Sunweb Group were acquired by Triton Fund V in February 2019, and we look forward to continuing to make travel a pleasure for millions more. 

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