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Brexit Uncertainty, Thomas Cook Collapse Slowed 2019 Global Tourism Growth

Factors such as Brexit uncertainty and the Thomas Cook collapse, contributed to a slower growth for international tourism in 2019, says the UNWTO.

Greek Hotels: Losses from Thomas Cook Collapse Add Up to €315 Million

Total losses in Greece's accommodation sector from the collapse of Thomas Cook are estimated at 315 million euros, says the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Fosun: Limited Financial Impact from Thomas Cook Collapse

Fosun International Limited, Thomas Cook's largest shareholder, says the collapse of the UK tour operator has limited impact on its business.

Moody’s Says Thomas Cook Collapse May Take Toll on Greek Banks

Greece's banks may be next to suffer the blow of the Thomas Cook downfall, according to a report by ratings agency Moody’s.

Thomas Cook Collapse: Useful Info for Hoteliers, Tourists in Greece

The Greek Tourism Ministry released information for hotels in Greece that are hosting Thomas Cook customers from Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.

Thomas Cook Collapse May Cost Greek Tourism €500m

The losses for Greek tourism enterprises from the collapse of UK travel giant Thomas Cook could exceed 500 million euros in the long run.

Impact of Thomas Cook Collapse on Crete – Governor

Crete Regional Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis informed Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis on the impact of Thomas Cook's collapse on the island's businesses.

Greece Looks to Support Travelers, Businesses Affected by Thomas Cook Collapse

The Tourism Ministry in Greece is exploring ways to support Greek tourism businesses affected by the collapse of UK travel giant Thomas Cook.

New Thomas Cook: 30% of Bookings for 2022 are for Greece

Greece is currently the biggest selling destination of the new Thomas Cook, according to the company's CEO, Alan French.

Greece to See More ‘Casa Cook’ and ‘Cook’s Club’ Hotels in 2022

Fosun Tourism Group, a China-based company focused on the leisure travel market, this year will open four new hotels in Greece under the Casa Cook and Cook’s Club brands.

Casa Cook and Cook’s Club Hotels to Re-open in Greece

International leisure company Fosun Tourism Group this summer will re-open the Casa Cook and Cook’s Club hotels in Greece.

Greek Hoteliers Want Tax Exemption on Uncollected Thomas Cook Payments

Greek hoteliers are requesting they be exempt from paying taxes on invoice amounts still owed by Thomas Cook, which declared bankruptcy in 2019.

Thomas Cook Relaunches as ‘Covid-ready’ Online Travel Company

Renowned brand Thomas Cook is relaunching as an online-only travel business, initially selling holidays to destinations on the UK government’s safe travel corridor list.

New Provision for Greece’s Thomas Cook-hit Tourism Businesses

Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue will allow an income tax deduction for businesses affected by the Thomas Cook collapse.

Greece Sets Unemployment Aid Terms for Thomas Cook-affected Staff

The Greek government has announced the terms for unemployment benefits for staff working at tourism enterprises impacted by the collapse of Thomas Cook.

Greece Announces Interest Subsidy Scheme on Loans for Thomas Cook-affected Businesses

Greek businesses affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook can apply to receive loans at subsidized interest rates, according to the Ministry of Development and Investment.

Greece Allocates €30m to Thomas Cook-hit Businesses

Thirty million euros will be allocated to tourism enterprises impacted by the collapse of Thomas Cook UK, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Thomas Cook Germany Goes Down Too

The Thomas Cook domino effect continues to be in full swing with its Germany subsidiary, Thomas Cook GmbH, announcing that it has cancelled all trips for 2020.

China’s Fosun Acquires Thomas Cook for $14.2m

Chinese conglomerate Fosun said it would be purchasing Thomas Cook for $14.2 million, weeks after the travel giant collapsed leaving thousands of holidaymakers stranded.

Thomas Cook’s Nordic Unit Saved by Three Buyers

Norwegian investor Petter Stordalen and private equity firms Altor and TDR Capital have signed an agreement to acquire the Nordic unit of collapsed UK tour operator Thomas Cook.