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Thomas Cook warns holidaymakers of ‘six drinks a day’ rule at Spanish all-inclusive resorts

The tour operator Thomas Cook has warned customers heading for Spain’s Balearic Islands this summer that “all inclusive” no longer means “unlimited drinks”.In a statement to holidaymakers, the company is highlighting a new rule imposed by the Balearic Government, which rules popular holiday hotspots Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca.“Please be advised that a decree has been issued by the Balearic Government on a new restriction for all inclusive meal option,” the Thomas Cook message reads.“There is a maximum of six alcoholic drinks per person per day that can be served and these drinks will be provided only during lunch and dinner...
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Honeymoon Tourism Market to Witness Revolutionary Growth by 2027 | Thomas Cook, Priceline Group, Fareportal

Latest released the research study on Global Honeymoon Tourism Market, offers a detailed overview of the factors influencing the global business scope. Honeymoon Tourism Market research report shows the latest market insights, current situation analysis with upcoming trends and breakdown of the products and services. The report provides key statistics on the market status, size, share, growth factors of the Honeymoon Tourism The study covers emerging player's data, including: competitive landscape, sales, revenue and global market share of top manufacturers are Expedia Group (United States), Priceline Group (United States), AAA Travel (United States), Hogg Robinson Group (United Kingdom), American Express Global Business Travel (United States), BCD Travel (Netherlands), Fareportal (United States), Thomas Cook (United Kingdom), JTB Corporation (Japan) and TUI Group (Germany)
Travel Weekly

Thomas Cook launches its online brand in the Netherlands

Online travel agency Thomas Cook has launched a business in the Netherlands, as the brand starts to expand into Europe. The Dutch business will operate on the same digital platform as the UK and will work with new and existing partners to offer consumers in the Netherlands holiday packages in a wide range of European destinations.
The Drum

Why Thomas Cook is cutting its big bounce-back TV campaign (for now)

Last year, The Drum flew to Tenerife to cover the filming of Thomas Cook’s first major TV campaign since relaunching as a digital start-up. With its agency Mccann Birmingham and production crew in tow, the team produced a glossy above-the-line campaign that was due to air last month and help the brand bounce-back following Covid-19. But it didn’t. Here’s what happened.

Thomas Cook India and SOTC leverage re-opening of the USA for valid visa holders

The past 22 months have led to a significant pent-up travel demand especially for the United States of America (USA) – a favourite destination for Indians. Re-opening of the USA for fully vaccinated valid visa holders offers a significant opportunity. To capitalise on the potential, Thomas Cook India – India’s leading integrated travel services company and its Group Company, SOTC Travel, have launched attractively priced air-inclusive group tours from 6-14 days starting from Rs. 160,000.00 per person. To reassure its customers, the Companies have announced guaranteed departures; additionally each group tour is accompanied by an experienced tour manager.

Pitch Update: Sports Direct, Chessington, Thomas Cook, LV= and more…

Sports Direct has hired Pitch as its retained PR firm. Chessington World of Adventures has appointed Smarts to a two-year brief following a competitive pitch. The World Olympians Association has hired Mongoose Sports & Entertainment. The National Physical Laboratory has awarded a three-year media relations brief to Spreckley. to give...

Busy rooms connects Thomas Cook to Channel Manager

Busy Rooms, a leading central reservation system, has added Thomas Cook, the relaunched online travel company, as its latest distribution partner. The integration will enable the more than 2,500 hotels who use the Busy Rooms central reservations cloud platform to sell directly through Thomas Cook. The hotels will benefit from the new online holiday company’s reach and growing customer base in the UK.
Travel Weekly

Phil Gardner leaves Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook chief commercial officer Phil Gardner is leaving the business and being replaced in the role by head of ancillaries and financial services David Scott. Gardner has been with the online business since it launched in September 2020 following Fosun Tourism Group’s acquisition of the Thomas Cook brand and its digital assets in November 2019.