Thomas Cook headquarters in Palma
Thomas Cook headquarters in Palma.
Alcudia Hotels close early due to Thomas Cook
An increasing number of tourists from Sweden, Norway and Denmark are choosing to visit Alcúdia.
Business support for demand to return Thomas Cook VAT
This approach has been officially made by a firm of lawyers representing a Majorcan hotel chain.
Balearic hoteliers slash prices for summer 2020
Hotel prices for summer 2020 are expected to be at a four year low.
Wages capped for ex-Thomas Cook employees
As the company has not been officially closed, employees have to turn up and do their jobs every day.
Value of the pound is biggest Brexit tourism concern
5,000 of 33,000 lost Thomas Cook airline seats have been recovered in the past few days; the majority of these are for Majorca.
No early hotel closures in Playa de Palma
Two-thirds of the clientele in Playa de Palma in September were German.
Thomas Cook employees to be paid this week
The administrator is said to be seeking to speed up the process.
Eight million euros Thomas Cook aid for the Balearics
Direct grants of eight million euros and fifteen million euros, respectively, for the Balearics and the Canaries.
Extension to period for presenting tourist tax projects
Particular regard will be given to projects for tackling tourism seasonality and for creating employment in the low season.
Thomas Cook tourist tax aid is dropped
It is hoped there will be full approval at tomorrow's cabinet meeting, at which a decree law will be made for the financial assistance.
Minister accepts errors in Thomas Cook tourist tax decision
Negueruela addressed the political row that has erupted because of this decision between his party, PSOE, and government partners Més.
American interest in recruiting Thomas Cook employees
Recruitment would apparently be in other countries, e.g. Spain, and not just the UK.
Tourism promotion plan to mitigate Thomas Cook impact
Starting this month, there is an online campaign directed at specific user profiles in the UK.
Majorcan companies facing insolvency
Five Thomas Cook subsidiaries based either in the Balearics or the Canaries are among the companies which are in pre-insolvency.
CAA confirms Operation Matterhorn concludes today
The final flight was due to arrive from Orlando at Manchester Airport at 08:35 with 392 passengers onboard.
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A tourist, a friend
“The demise of Thomas Cook has underlined the fact that this island depends on tourism for its livelihood.”
Jason Moore14/10/2019 09:55