Posts Tagged ‘ Thomas Cook ’

What’s hot: July 2018

Jul 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world



Travel insurance scams can be costly

Jun 18th, 2018 | By

Fines send a strong message that tour operators are prepared to fight despite the fact that it probably costs them more than settling the claims.



Is this the end of Club 18-30?

May 14th, 2018 | By

Could Thomas Cook be misreading the situation or not packaging the type of holidays that Club 18-30’s want? Or is the brand really past its sell by date?



What’s hot: May 2017

Apr 30th, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world, right now



Turkey is the people’s choice

Apr 24th, 2018 | By

The announcement in Thomas Cook’s Holiday Report 2018 that Tukey is outselling the Canary Islands will surprise many holidaymakers.



Saturday snippets: 10th March 2018

Mar 10th, 2018 | By
Burning the papier mache figures in Las Fallas

Its Las Fallas time in Valencia again this coming week. That’s just one of items Adrian covers this week.



What might be in store for travellers and holidaymakers this summer?

Feb 25th, 2018 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

Recently we have had views about travel this summer from TUI, Thomas Cook, On the Beach and Jet 2. What might be in store for travellers and holidaymakers?



The battle for sunbeds

Jan 29th, 2018 | By

The big news this morning is not about Donald Trump, Brexit or yet more rumours about internal Conservative party plots to oust Theresa May it is about holiday sunbeds.



What’s hot: December 2017

Dec 1st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world, right now



The future for holidaymakers as seen by TUI and Thomas Cook

Oct 2nd, 2017 | By

Last week both Thomas Cook and TUI reported. With the demise of Monarch the outlook for the remaining tour operators may have got a little bit rosier. For travellers and holidaymakers I suspect that it will get a little more expensive.



Thomas Cook wins in travel sickness case

Jul 13th, 2017 | By

In dismissing the court action, the judge accused them of “fundamental dishonesty.” He ordered the couple to pay costs of £3,744.



Saturday snippets: June 24th 2017

Jun 24th, 2017 | By
Antiguan beach

In a busy week, a beaututiful garden re-opens in Spain, a museum in London is open for just tomorrow and yet more news about travel insurance fraud.



What’s hot: June 2017

May 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world.



Saturday snippets: May 20th 2017

May 20th, 2017 | By

Last year saw more Britons travel aboard for over ten years.And more holidayed at home making 2016 a bumper year for travel.



Saturday snippets: April 1st 2017

Apr 1st, 2017 | By

Being April Fool’s day, I have resisted the temptation to try and fool you. Instead boring things like VAT, travel insurance fraud and the Battle of (the) Womens Path will have to do.



What’s hot: April 2017

Mar 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



Saturday snippets; 4th March 2017

Mar 4th, 2017 | By
Rolling Stones exhibition poster

Canada, Croatia and Geneva all announced that more Britons were travelling there. New York expects fewer of us and Egypt seems to be trying to deter us from holidaying in the land “where it all began.”



Saturday snippets: 11th February 2017

Feb 11th, 2017 | By
aerial image of Maldives

No beer or sausages on Friday as the Germans try to persuade Adrian and others to write about Germany. What is the world coming to?



Saturday snippets: 15th October 2016

Oct 15th, 2016 | By
panoramic view of Newcastle

Why an aeroplane cabin door is on Shoreditch High Street is one of the things Adrian mentions this week along with Newcastle-Gateshead success and the end of refurbishment at the Glenfinnan Monument.



The future according to Thomas Cook and Tui

Sep 30th, 2016 | By
a Tenerife beach

This week, the two biggest tour operators in the UK came out with summer reviews and some thoughts on the future.



Saturday snippets: 3rd September 2016

Sep 3rd, 2016 | By
Laugharne Boat House

With the Paralympics, cake trails inspired by The Great British Bake-Off, a space-themed kids area at Washington Dulles airport and free-interest installment ways to buy holidays, Adrian is spoilt for choice this week.



Jumping off the hamster wheel

Aug 1st, 2016 | By

Dan King of Nationwide says, “It’s important that we jump off the hamster wheel to enjoy one or two weeks each year where we can relax and switch off.”



Package holiday day

Jul 5th, 2016 | By

No, this isn’t a public holiday but maybe it should be since an event on this day, 175 years, ago transformed our holiday habits.



Why does it take a celebrity to get involved?

Jun 10th, 2016 | By

If someone famous comes to your cause you are more likely to get satisfaction than if you pursue your rights as a member of the great anonymous public.



Now its Thomas Cook’s turn

May 20th, 2016 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

It is unlikely that there will be many bargains this summer in the Balearics, the Canaries, Spain, Portugal or Italy.



Customer incidents may lead to flight compensation

Apr 27th, 2016 | By

That the Thomas Cook airline hadn’t resolved the issue a day later and that their own maintenance staff had exacerbated the problem may have been the reason why the court decided on its decision.



Saturday snippets: 16th April 2016

Apr 16th, 2016 | By
Shakespeares Birthplace

Shakespeare, Nessie, internet passwords and the holiday companions you don’t want are just a few of the items that have caught Adrian’s attention this week.



Changing holiday habits

Feb 12th, 2016 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

This year could one that will make long haul destination choices difficult especially as it looks as though holidaymakers are believing in safety first.