Dr. Michael Frenzel Becomes Chairman of World Travel and Tourism Council

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has appointed Dr. Michael Frenzel, chairmen of the executive board at TUI AG, as chairman of its organization effective April 20.

Dr. Frenzel, who has been a member of the WTTC’s Executive Committee since 2000, will serve for a two-year term.

WTTC President David Scowsill said, “Over a 20 year period, Dr. Frenzel has transformed his company from a multi-business conglomerate into Europe’s leading travel company with over 73,000 staff and revenue of €17.5 billion.

“This is an extraordinary achievement in a hugely competitive and demanding environment. His experience, perspective and knowledge of our industry will be invaluable assets to WTTC as we take our message to more people in more places in the coming years.”

Scowsill thanked the previous chairman, Geoffrey Kent, founder, chairman and chief executive of Abercrombie & Kent, for his dedication and support.

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