Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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THOMAS COOK IN TROUBLE


On 12 July 2011, we read that Thomas Cook is in trouble.

Shares in Thomas Cook, Europe's second largest travel operator, have dropped 28%, after a warning about falling profits.

Thomas Cook to Retreat From U.K. High Street?

Fewer people are going to Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt, as a result of CIA activity in North Africa.

Due to the financial crisis, people are taking fewer and shorter holidays.

The cost of aircraft fuel has increased, putting up prices.

Thomas Cook may close some of its shops and concentrate more on online sales.

If you go into a Thomas Cook travel agency you may well find that it does not offer the sort of holiday you are looking for.

My local Thomas Cook told me they no longer organise rail journeys.

My local Thomas Cook had none of the specialist brochures I was looking for.

The last time I went on a Thomas Cook holiday I was disappointed.

There was no Thomas Cook rep. to meet us at the airport in Tunisia and there was no Thomas Cook rep. to be found at the hotel.

The Thomas Cook flight seemed to be peopled by muscular guys and girls with tattoos.

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