All posts tagged "John Kinane"

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    Bumper Summer Brochure from Thomas Cook

    “We are very proud of our ‘coffee table’ edition of Summersun 2013 brochure,” said Chris Merriman, Deputy Managing Director of Thomas Cook Holidays Ireland at the launch of the company’s brochure (all 268 pages!) to travel media on Tuesday evening. “We are offering a differentiating product,” he added, “and we are happy...

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    Irish Tour Operators Reveal Their Dream Destinations

    For the October issue of Irish Travel Trade News, six Irish tour operators revealed to Neil Steedman their favourite destinations visited, their dream destinations yet to be visited, and what they would like to have been doing now if they were not in the travel industry. Helen Caron, Falcon / Thomson Holidays...

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    Thomas Cook Hosts Irish Agents

    “We’ve changed, remodelled, and now have a diversified range of products, all of which are primarily sold through the retail travel trade, John Kinane, Managing Director of Thomas Cook Holidays Ireland, told more than 30 travel agents who were hosted to lunch today at the Dylan Hotel in Dublin. “The staff at...

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    Yseult Joannet R.I.P. – a Message from John Kinane

    John Kinane, Managing Director of Thomas Cook (Ireland) has this afternoon sent the following message to the Irish travel trade: “It is with great sadness that I have to advise you of the untimely death of our friend and colleague Yseult Joannet, following a short illness bravely fought. “As you all know,...

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    Thomas Cook Holidays Ireland Reduces Staff Numbers

    Thomas Cook Holidays Ireland is to reduce its staff numbers by some 20 people to a total of 40-50 as it implements the results of its collective consultation period on the company’s restructuring plans. “The consultation was completed on 31st January, some counter proposals were put forward and some changes were made...

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    Thomas Cook Group Gets £200m Bank Funding

    Sam Weihagen, Group Chief Executive of Thomas Cook, has announced that the company has obtained bank funding of £200 million (€233m) and said that it would “live on for at least another 170 years and is now even stronger and more confident”. The funding approved by the company’s syndicate of banks, including...

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    Thomas Cook Ireland Rebrands

    Thomas Cook have decided to merge the Panorama and Sunworld brands together to become Thomas Cook Ireland. John Kinane, Managing Director, Thomas Cook Ireland said the re-brand would create the most comprehensive holiday offering on the market. “Under the Thomas Cook umbrella we will now cater for a vast array of holiday...