Chinese conglomerate Fosun is expected to acquire the Thomas Cook brand, as well as the Casa Cook and Cook’s Club hotels.
The recent FVW Workshop hosted on Crete may serve as a warning that government and corporate interests care little for the island’s future.
A leading Polish tour operator, Itaka will have representatives in Heraklion from October 21st thru 24th to sample Cretan touristic product.
The Ministry of Economy of Greece has announced that Greek small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) active in tourism can now draw from additional subsidies.
Last week leading travel agency ATPI was awarded for the outstanding performance in Greece for 2017. According to the news, the firm was Condor Airlines leading producer.
Thomas Cook is looking for staff to work for the 2018 season in its International Management Team. In total, the tour operator seeks to hire 145 people, fluent in English and German, for popular tourist destinations, including Crete.
In news from leading independent travel agency Avanti Destinations, the group has added Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to its European lineup so travel agents can combine customized multi-destination independent itineraries for 2018.
According to reports from Thomas Cook and TUI, International tour operators and travel agents are preparing for this year’s “Sunshine Saturday”, which is one of the busiest booking holidays.
Last week, Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) announced record traveler satisfaction scores for 2013. According to Carlson, customer feedback from via CWT Listens, reflect unparalleled CWT performance.
Ask any frequent globetrotter what their biggest annoyances are whilst they’re out and about gallivanting across the world, and you can be sure that getting ripped off by dodgy tour operators is right up there on their list.
One of the world’s most venerable travel companies, Thomas Cook, appears to be on the ropes. The tour operator, second largest in Europe, saw its shares sink 75 % at close, on top of other company troubles.
Argo Travel News decided to make every Sunday into a new series, “Service Sunday” in honor of all those great travel services out there worth checking out. Today, we spotlight Smart Destinations, one of the world’s top sightseeing portals online.
Zurich based Kuoni Group announces their latest initiative, environmentally aware travel. The Switzerland travel company Alfred Kuoni began back in 1906, has grown to be a leader where innovation, and the term “best” suits guests. With branch operations in over 30 countries about the globe, Kuoni is known for their specialization, but the company probably should be more popular with the mainstream, here’s why.
Go Ahead Tours has announced 4 new Vacation packages to selected destinations; Greece, Turkey & the Aegean, Vietnam & Cambodia: Treasures of Southeast Asia, England’s Countryside & Wales, and Best of New Zealand: North to South Islands. For travelers searching for all inclusives to these regions, the company offers great solutions.
In budget travel news, sightseeing tour company, Tours4Fun, announced a new partnership with Hop2 Travel for offering direct access for affordable flights. The Los Angeles based tour company will also add Hop2 offerings like car rentals, hotels, and even cruises for their clients. Argo takes a look at this news bit to evaluate some OTA corporate moves – is this news or not? Let’s see.