Europe’s leading tour operation, TUI Travel, has just announced their first half of 2013 sales figures. According to TUI losses of some £346 million were actually less than some expected. The company pointed to strong markets in the UK and in Scandinavian countries as having relieved a unprofitable Winter.
TUI Travel accepts CFO resignation amid almost scandalous restating of financials. CEO Peter Long and CFO Paul Bowtell talk, after which Bowtell announces his resignation. A restated financial report reveals a fairly vast accounting error – stocks decline on the news.