Travel giant Thomas Cook today took a huge step towards recovery with a £1.6 billion refinancing of its vast debt pile, just 18 months after the 172-year old company veered close to collapse.
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Tuesday 05 February 2013
Thomas Cook has set out plans to merge its German, British and Belgian airline businesses, with a new airline management board overseeing the single outfit.
Thursday 31 January 2013
As UK airlines prepare for a wave of retrospective compensation claims by delayed passengers, some carriers have been accused of obstructing legitimate applications for long flight delays.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
Q I'm having real trouble trying to find any useful websites for train travel in Europe! I only want to know how much, roughly the individual tickets will cost me compared to buying a rail pass. but I just can't find any websites that will help me. Can you recommend anything?
Wednesday 09 January 2013
Less than £200... Book by 31 January and Flight Centre is offering two nights in picturesque Prague for £199 per person. The package includes British Airways flights from Heathrow for travel between 1 and 22 March and B&B accommodation at the Hotel City Inn. Flightcentre.co.uk
Friday 04 January 2013
Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: a trip to Tenerife during the February school half term. Prices are for a family of four (two adults, two children), with a week's accommodation and flights from the UK to Tenerife South on 16 or 17 February.
Sunday 30 December 2012
Shorter cruises are all the rage, says leading cruise line P&O (0843 374 0111; pocruises.co.uk), which is adding nine new two- to five-night sailings to the Channel Islands, Belgium and the Netherlands, all departing from Southampton. A two-night cruise on Azura to St Peter Port, Guernsey, costs from £199pp, including meals and entertainment. Departs 16 April.
Monday 24 December 2012
Christmas week is upon us and how much we are spending on the high street will be closely watched by punters exposed to retail stocks. Investors with shares in shops will be hoping consumer sink every last penny today on the last shopping day before Christmas.
Thursday 29 November 2012
Thursday 29 November 2012
The customer is always right. Or so they say...
One Thomson worker forgot the classic mantra when they sent a series of rather rude emails to someone who had booked a holiday with them - and dared to make a complaint.
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Thomas Cook has revealed an unwelcome Olympics legacy: a £17m hole in its accounts after a disastrous attempt to cash in on London 2012.
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Q. We would like to travel to Lanzarote in mid-January. Is it a good time of the year to go there? Philipp Mandel, London
Great getaways: Winter warmer in Luxor, budget Barcelona, Stateside shopping in Boston, Austrian Christmas ski and winter sun in Fuerteventura
Sunday 18 November 2012
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Slope off to the Austrian Tyrol on 15 December. Inghams has a week skiing in the high-altitude village of Obergurgl, in the heart of the Otz valley, for £569pp. The deal includes Monarch flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck, transfers and half-board at the Hotel Sportiv. Inghams.co.uk
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Now... Slope off to the Austrian Tyrol on 15 December. Inghams has a week skiing in the high-altitude village of Obergurgl, in the heart of the Otz valley, for £569pp. The deal includes Monarch flights from Gatwick to Innsbruck, transfers and half-board at the Hotel Sportiv. Inghams.co.uk
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