All posts tagged "Thomas Cook Ireland"

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    Thomas Cook Ireland: Tour Operators Chase New Customers

    Following last Wednesday’s announcement by Thomas Cook Ireland that it was ceasing charter operations out of the Republic of Ireland after this winter season finishes, and plans to close the Dublin office with the potential loss of 44 jobs, the remaining tour operators have been busy trying to attract would-be Thomas Cook...

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    Thomas Cook Ireland: Travel Agents Not Too Surprised

    If the reactions of three Waterford travel agents visited by ITTN’s Neil Steedman on Friday are typical, last week’s Thomas Cook announcement did not come as much of a surprise to travel agents countrywide.  While Thomas Cook’s complete withdrawal from the Republic of Ireland charter market and the planned closure of the...

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    44 Jobs at Risk as Thomas Cook Ireland Moves Exclusively Online

    As reported on yesterday, a statement issued by Thomas Cook announced that its Irish operation will move exclusively online and no longer offer charter holidays from 30th April 2014, while the proposed restructuring “potentially affects 44 roles/employees in the business”.  The potential loss of 44 jobs is sad news for the Irish...

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    TCI Educational to the Canaries

    Three Thomas Cook Ireland staff have just arrived back from an educational to Lanzarote and Tenerife where they were hard at work viewing lots of Thomas Cook properties. While in Lanzarote Michelle Osbourne, Elaine Behan and Stacy Anderson viewed two new Thomas Cook properties – the Lanzarote Village and the HD Beach...

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    Thomas Cook Ireland Team WOW’s in Southampton

    The Thomas Cook Ireland team has just returned from a fantastic flying visit in Southampton for the WOW Dance Final with Royal Caribbean International. The team consisted of Niki Stanford, Kellie McGrath, Todd Pocius, Sinead Barron and Sharon Knowles. They were up against Thomas Cook Teeside and Darryl from Thomson, Inverness, in...

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    Cruise Features Strongly in Thomas Cook WinterSun Brochure

    Thomas Cook Ireland will launch its new-look WinterSun and Cruise 2013/2014 brochure on 9th May 2013 – and this year’s brochure is taller in shape, with one-third dedicated to the winter cruise offerings available. Thomas Cook has a total of six WinterSun destinations including Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Egypt, Tunisia, Madeira and Tenerife, which...

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    Thomas Cook Makes Moves on Top Prize in RCI Wow Factor Dance Competition

    The dazzling dance display from the team at Thomas Cook so impressed the judges of Royal Caribbean International’s Wow Factor dance competition that they have been given a special wildcard to compete in the final. Sinead Barron, Tautvydas Pocius, Kelly McGrath, Nicola Stanford and Sharon Knowles will be flying across to the competition’s...

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    Thomas Cook Ireland’s WOW Dance!

    To discover who is ‘masquerading’ behind the Louie Spence mask, click on this link to see ITTN’s video of the Thomas Cook WOW dance in the Royal Caribbean International competition: 

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    Hurtigruten Invites Agents to a Shackleton Evening

    Hurtigruten is inviting agents to join them at a unique evening to 
 the life of Irish-born explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton – on Thursday 11th April at the Ferry Terminal in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. The Shackleton Endurance exhibition tells a survival story 
like no
 other: Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic 
of 1914-1917....

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    Thomas Cook Launches Wintersun 2012 Programme

    Thomas Cook Ireland is going where the heat is this winter, with a new emphasis on Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Egypt in its recently launched 2012 Wintersun programme. Among the highlights is a week’s stay in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt coupled with a seven-night Red Sea cruise from €1,059. Early bookers...

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    Babies on Board for 2012 Cruises with Thomas Cook

    Thomas Cook Ireland is catering for all ages with its 2012 cruise programme, including families with infants as young as six months. The Thomas Cook Cruise Ireland line-up of Royal Caribbean International cruises ensures parents can quickly switch into holiday mode, relaxed in the knowledge that their little ones will be well...

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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 Cruise Programme Includes Cunard and P&O

    Thomas Cook Ireland is now representing Cunard and P&O, so the new 2012 Cruise brochure includes the services of two of the most famous names in the business. Highlights include an iconic transatlantic voyage on the Queen Mary 2 – a cruise experience like no other – from just €1,829, departing 27th...

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    Far & Away with Thomas Cook Ireland

    Thomas Cook Ireland’s 156-page Far & Away brochure offers a wide range of destinations worldwide, including Dominican Republic, Cuba, Jamaica, Mexico, USA Cities, Orlando, Cape Verde, United Arab Emirates, India, Indian Ocean, Malaysia, and Thailand, as well as cruises and escorted tours to South Africa, Sri Lanka, and the Rocky Mountaineer in Canada. On...

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    Thomas Cook Reveals Summer 2012 Highlights

    From exotic North Africa to verdant Portugal, the invigorating Canaries and historic Turkey and Crete, a total of 19 destinations are covered by over 48 resorts and 75 properties in the Thomas Cook Ireland Summer 2012 brochure. There are pre-school offers for children of 5 and under on selected packages. The range...