Posts Tagged ‘ Thomas Cook ’

Will this save Thomas Cook?

Jul 12th, 2019 | By

Maybe Fosun are aware of that and will change things. If not then Thomas Cook will still fall behind the pack.



The hypocrisy of Thomas Cook

Jul 10th, 2019 | By
All inclusive holidays

Companies have to understand that “giving something back” means more than tokenism and that the destinations they offer must also get the benefit of tourism in tangible and investment ways.



Should you trust in Thomas Cook?

May 21st, 2019 | By

To many the company needs a good skake-up. Management ineptitude must be part of the problem as it has for many years



Shifting holiday patterns

May 16th, 2019 | By

It suggests that British holidaymakers are looking at cheaper destinations and destinations outside the Eurozone and that the big two have been wrong-footed.



Holidays outside the eurozone

Apr 30th, 2019 | By

It is non-EU countries like Turkey and Tunisia which are proving popular, along with all-inclusive deals as customers “lock-in” costs



Saturday snippets: 27th April 2019

Apr 27th, 2019 | By

Gorillas in Virunga National Park, an Eagle in Potsmouth and a generous gesture from Historic Houses are some of Adrian’s snippets today.



Understanding holidaymakers

Feb 8th, 2019 | By

The Times says this morning that there is “turmoil” in the travel industry. It makes a good line but is it true?



We’re falling out of love with TUI and Thomas Cook

Feb 1st, 2019 | By

Morgan Stanley contend that Thomas Cook and TUI are losing market share to newer entrants.



TUI: a digital and platform organisation.

Dec 15th, 2018 | By

TUI’s annual report says that it is a “challenging environment in the traditional tour operator business” For us holidaymakers there is little clue as to what destinations will be the hot spots.



Should you book with Thomas Cook?

Dec 6th, 2018 | By

Despite what trendy management gurus say, there is still a big demand for package holidays – it is just not as big as it was.



Saturday snippets: 17th November 2018

Nov 17th, 2018 | By
hump back whale

Adrian sums up some other stories from the World Travel Market, is surprised how quick it is to go through formalities at Cardiff Airport and looks at developments in the Dominican Republic and Switzerland



Putting the decision off

Oct 21st, 2018 | By

It seems that some of us are concerned about Brexit and are waiting before booking EU holidays next year.



Goodbye Club 18-30

Oct 8th, 2018 | By

Maybe the times have changed. Maybe there is no place for Club 18-30 in today’s holiday world.



How was it for you?

Sep 27th, 2018 | By
Cart driver in Tunisia waving

I suspect that neither Thomas Cook nor TUI are too happy with us – their customers and potential customers.



BA hacked

Sep 7th, 2018 | By

BA says that anyone affected will be reimbursed but it does leave a number of concerns that both companies and regulators have to address.



Holidaying at home or abroad this year?

Aug 1st, 2018 | By

Traditionally TUI (which used to be called Thomson) and Thomas Cook were companies that sold us overseas holidays. Could this now be their unmaking?



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.