Thomas Cook

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Travellers in rush for short breaks as England restrictions are eased
Eurostar and easyJet report surge in ticket sales while package holiday operators anticipate bumper weekend

Rob Davies

05, Aug, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Tui’s feeling beach-ready, thanks partly to a big bailout from Berlin
The world’s biggest holiday firm is setting sail for a brighter summer as Brits grab their chance to seek some (Algarve) sun

Julia Kollewe and Gwyn Topham

08, May, 2021 @11:05 PM

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UK travel firms report sales boom after ‘green list’ announcement
Bookings to Portugal were most popular with people opting to stay for longer than one week

Molly Blackall

08, May, 2021 @2:51 PM

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Holiday firms report rise in bookings for 2022
Warnings this month against overseas travel put a brake on 2021 bookings, according to Opinium poll

Isabel Choat

31, Mar, 2021 @4:02 PM

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Travel industry pays tribute after death of John Hays
Hays started eponymous firm in 1980, and with wife, Irene, rescued thousands of Thomas Cook jobs

Staff and agencies

13, Nov, 2020 @5:43 PM

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May I have a word about… the rebranding of Thomas Cook | Jonathan Bouquet
The travel company is now online only - but fear not: customer-centricity is uppermost in its mind

Jonathan Bouquet

20, Sep, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Thomas Cook relaunches as online travel agent
Customers can now tailor their own holidays after parent company and Club Med owner Fosun gains Atol licence

Antonia Wilson

16, Sep, 2020 @5:01 AM

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Thomas Cook could be back as an online travel agent
Chinese group that bought the brand after its collapse is seeking approval from CAA

Julia Kollewe

07, Sep, 2020 @4:25 PM

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Trust in airlines and holiday firms plummets, says Which?
Denial and delay of coronavirus refunds hammers sector’s reputation, with just 20% of consumers now trusting the travel industry

Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs correspondent

20, May, 2020 @5:01 AM

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We'll survive! Why Hays Travel owners have no regrets on Thomas Cook rescue
Irene and John Hays remain upbeat about takeover of 555 branches six months before coronavirus halted global travel

Rob Davies

25, Apr, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Suspend refund rules or risk UK travel industry meltdown, warns Abta
Trade body asks for four months’ grace for firms unable to afford statutory 14-day refund

Miles Brignall

31, Mar, 2020 @7:04 PM

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Taxpayers to foot bill for next tour firm collapse, UK watchdog warns
National Audit Office says demise of Thomas Cook left industry fund severely depleted

Rob Davies

19, Mar, 2020 @12:01 AM

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