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Breaking: Thomas Cook Brand is bought by Fosun!

It’s been announced today that the tourism company Fosun have bought the Thomas Cook Brand name for around £11million. Fosun were originally a name involved in  potential buyout of Thomas Cook before they collapsed. Fosun is a Chinese company and it is thought that one of their plans may be …

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Fly Bournemouth to Zakynthos for 2020!

Bournemouth airport have today announced that it will operate new flights next summer season to Zakynthos, both TUI and Ryanair operate out of Bournemouth and we understand this new route is with TUI. The announcement came from the Managing Director Stephen Gill who said: “We [Bournemouth Airport] have the infrastructure, …

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Hays Travel buys Thomas Cook stores

This afternoon Hays Travel, a family run UK Travel company, announced that they have bought all 555 Thomas Cook shops in the UK that closed after Thomas Cook collapsed. Hays Travel aim to re-employ old Thomas Cook staff, saving an estimated 2,500 jobs. They also hope to have the stores …

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Jet2 assisting Thomas Cook staff

The travel company Jet2 are currently running a series of roadshows in the UK aimed at helping Thomas Cook colleagues who have recently lost their jobs with future recruitment. As well as UK roadshows the company will also be holding them for Thomas Cook staff across Greece. Staff from Jet2.com …

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The human side of the Thomas cook collapse

Since the news of the collapse of Thomas Cook, there has been a deluge of news and information. Much of what has been reported isn’t the story of the financial side of the business or even a full breakdown of what actually went wrong. The stories we are hearing are …

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Quads to be overseen by local authorities

On Tuesday it was announced by the Greek press that quads, also known as ATV’s, will now be overseen and monitored by local authorities. The announcement, made the Transport Ministry, means that each municipality will now be responsible for use of quads in their area. The issue of quads has …

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Zakynthos is number seven!

Greece is always a popular holiday destination in the summer. Figures recently released from the Greek Civil Aviation Authority, in conjunction with the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (INSETE Intelligence), have reported the top ten most visited Greek destinations this year between January and June, as based on airport …

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Delays at Zakynthos Port

Zakynthos Informer team member Louise has reported live from the Port of Zakynthos that there are some ferry delays at the Port today. Stuck at the port awaiting the ferry, on her way to the Gisotra Competition, Louise updated us on chaotic scenes that were said to be due to …

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Summer strikes at UK airports

Unite union have announced that a number of strikes will take place at UK airports this summer. Heathrow Airport A dispute of pay means that around 4,000 Heathrow Airport employees, including drivers, engineers, passenger service operatives, and security guards at will go on strike on the following dates: 26 July …

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