Etiqueta 'Thomas Cook'
So, do critics oppose law that penalises tourists climbing over balconies and risking their lives?


Say goodbye to the tourismphobes (alleged)...

It is an observation of the absolutely obvious to say that Thomas Cook and Covid reinforced what was already known about economic dependence on tourism.

Andrew Ede06/06/2023 09:35

Thomas Cook headquarters

The Blog

A strange time to start an airline

Álvaro Middelmann says things have to be taken step by step but that there is a great opportunity.

Andrew Ede30/06/2020 10:12

Grant Shapps


Thomas Cook failure spurs UK to act on airlifting tourists home

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said the new legislation will be included in the government's Queen's speech on Monday.

Reuters12/10/2019 11:35

A closed Thomas Cook store in London


Hays to buy Thomas Cook British stores in reprieve for up to 2,500 staff

Hays Travel will acquire all 555 stores and look to re-employ former employees from Thomas Cook's retail operations.

Reuters09/10/2019 12:13


No to tourist tax cash

“I think tourist tax cash should be returned to Thomas Cook clients.”

Jason Moore05/10/2019 09:52

Reyes Maroto


Spain plans loans, tariff breaks to gird tourism sector after Thomas Cook collapse

The 13-point plan includes cutting certain tariffs for airlines flying to the Balearic and Canary Islands.

Reuters04/10/2019 11:09

Building works


Thomas Cook collapse affecting hotel redevelopment

Hotelier associations are worried that some hotels might not recover from the losses incurred as a result of the Thomas Cook collapse.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/10/2019 15:16

Thomas Cook office at Palma Airport


Hoteliers were "deceived" by Thomas Cook

"The CEO told us when he visited Majorca in June that everything was sorted out and that we could relax."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/10/2019 12:12


Ban bankruptcy bonuses - Is your insurance invalid?

Every week Frank Leavers our man with the dirty Mac and half empty glass of inexpensive vino is looking at what lies just below the sophisticated gloss of island life.

Frank Leavers02/10/2019 09:56


The end of the season

“It was always going to be a bad summer season and then Thomas Cook.”

Jason Moore02/10/2019 09:51

CCOO meeting last night in Palma


Thomas Cook employees face a "difficult process"

As well as the employees at the headquarters, there are some 2,500 who are employed by the 23 hotels that Thomas Cook managed in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/10/2019 13:23

Puerto Soller

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Spotlight on Soller

This has been a sad week on our island and the only good news story is in the humanity of the businesses and people who live here.

Shirley Roberts01/10/2019 11:14

Government meeting at the Consolat de Mar headquarters.


A raft of measures for dealing with an "exceptional crisis"

The government estimates that between this month and March there could be the loss of 300,000 tourists.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter01/10/2019 10:25


Helping passengers

“It wouldn´t have hurt senior politicians to have visited the airport.”

Jason Moore01/10/2019 10:02


Changing times

“I suspect that local hoteliers will now be going down the direct route rather than relying on local hoteliers.”

Jason Moore30/09/2019 11:10

Thomas Cook repatriation in Ibiza


Thomas Cook customers may face 2-month delay for refunds

A total of 100,000 bookings made by direct debit would be refunded within the next 14 days.

Reuters30/09/2019 10:57