The European airport association ACI Europe has blamed a spate of airline failures in September for “softening” growth in air traffic.
Thomas Cook GmbH has announced having canceled all trips for 2020 leaving some 660,000 customers and 2,100 employees affected.
Austrian tour operator Alltours has expanded its summer 2020 Greece programs adding airline seats and hotel options to meet rising demand.
Chinese conglomerate Fosun is expected to acquire the Thomas Cook brand, as well as the Casa Cook and Cook’s Club hotels.
Two months ago I wrote a report about Thomas Cook’s impending failure. Experts argued. Too bad, people who did not listen lost a lot.
Thomas Cook has opened its 8th Cook’s Club hotel in the heart of Rhodes Old Town. Cook’s Club City Beach features stunning views and more.
22 hours ago Nassa Travel in the UK posted a “Santorini Crazy Deal” to 29,000 plus followers on Facebook. Are they teaching TUI a lesson?
Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis says he sees “business as usual” with Thomas Cook’s CEO Peter Fankhauser.
Heathrow may “shut down” if more than 4,000 workers walk. Thomas Cook may go belly up. And UK travelers and a penchant for tragedy.
A report on the state of the Crete hospitality market which will show key flaws in the strategies in place to serve this tourism destination.
British tour operator Thomas Cook has asked Greek hoteliers to renegotiate their package deals downward even more for summer 2019
Thomas Cook Group CEO Peter Fankhauser met with Greek Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura recently at ITB in Berlin to discuss Thomas Cook’s plans for continued investment in Greece.
The recent FVW Workshop hosted on Crete may serve as a warning that government and corporate interests care little for the island’s future.
Numbers from a new study released by INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence body show big growth on lesser returns. According to the study arrivals in Greece increased by almost 90% in the period 2005 – 2017. Meanwhile, the average tourist spend dropped by 30% on the view of source markets. Once again, however, sustainability for Greece’s tourism seems a highly subjective case in point. Here’s the report, followed by some objective observations.
UK tour operator Thomas Cook on Wednesday announced the opening of four hotels in Greece – on Crete, Kos and Rhodes – in summer 2019.