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Fosun Steps in with Rescue Plan for Ailing Thomas Cook

High debt levels, strong competition and Brexit uncertainty have driven Thomas Cook Group to agree to the terms of a rescue injection by Fosun Tourism.

Greek Tourism Minister Sees ‘Business as Usual’ with Thomas Cook

Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis sees business proceeding as usual with Thomas Cook, following a meeting with the company's CEO Peter Fankhauser.

Zakynthos Among Thomas Cook’s Top 5 Busiest Destinations for Summer 2019

The Greek island of Zakynthos stands among Thomas Cook's top five busiest destinations for summer 2019, according to the company.
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Thomas Cook – Fosun Examine Rescue Plan

Thomas Cook Group is in advanced talks with its largest shareholder, Fosun Tourism Group, to secure a 750-million-pound cash injection.

Thomas Cook Launches #noplaceforplastic Campaign from Rhodes

Thomas Cook has launched an environmental project tagged #noplaceforplastic at its Sunwing Kalithea hotel on the island of Rhodes.

Thomas Cook Appoints New Director to Oversee its Hotels in Spain and Greece

Thomas Cook Hotels and Resorts has appointed a new Director of Operations to oversee its managed hotels in Spain and Greece.

Interview – David Child: ‘Thomas Cook Continues to Focus on Greece By All Means’

Thomas Cook's David Child gives us the latest on the company's plans to expand its own-brand hotel portfolio in Greece.

Thomas Cook Opens New ‘Casa Cook Chania’ Hotel at Nearly Full Capacity

Seventy percent of available rooms at Thomas Cook's new family-focused Casa Cook hotel in Chania, Crete, have already been sold.

Thomas Cook to Open First ‘Casa Cook’ for Families on Crete

Cooking classes for children, painting workshops and sleepovers in a teepee are among the features of Thomas Cook's latest own-brand hotel, Casa Cook in Chania, Crete, which is scheduled to open on Saturday, May 25.

Thomas Cook Acquires Two Hotel Properties in Greece

Thomas Cook's hotel fund has acquired a further two properties in Greece, including one of the company’s flagship hotels, Casa Cook Kos.

Greece Drops to #3 Among Popular Destinations for Brits, Says Thomas Cook

Greece dropped to third place among the top five destinations of Thomas Cook for summer 2019, says the UK tour operator’s 2019 Holiday Report.

Thomas Cook to Open Four Own-brand Hotels in Greece in 2019

UK tour operator Thomas Cook has announced the opening of four hotels in Greece - on Crete, Kos and Rhodes - in summer 2019.

Thomas Cook Secures Funding for Hotel Investments in Greece

Thomas Cook Hotel Investments (TCHI), a joint venture between Thomas Cook and LMEY Investments, has secured the sum of 40 million euros to invest in hotels in Greece and other Mediterranean destinations.

Piraeus Bank Signs Financing Agreement of €40m with Thomas Cook Hotel Investments

Greece's Piraeus Bank has signed a financing agreement of €40 million with Thomas Cook Hotel Investments, a joint venture between Thomas Cook plc and LMEY Investments.

CEOs of Thomas Cook and MSC Cruises to Speak at WTTC’s first European Leaders Forum

Global leaders from the travel and tourism industry, such as the CEOs of Thomas Cook and MSC Cruises, will meet at the first WTTC European Leaders Forum in Lisbon, Portugal on September 11.

Thomas Cook’s Travel Bookings Up 11%, Greece Among Hotspots

Thomas Cook's bookings for this season are up with 79 percent of its Summer 2018 program sold, according to the tour operator's CEO, Peter Fankhauser.

Thomas Cook: Mykonos Among Six Top LGBTQ Getaways in Europe

The Cycladic island of Mykonos is one of the six destinations in Europe, singled out by Thomas Cook as a leading LGBTQ holiday getaway.

‘Our Innovations Start in Greece’ – Interview with Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser

Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser speaks of plans for the Greek market, underlining that the Group has faith in destination Greece.

Thomas Cook Invites Greek Hoteliers to Invest in New Hospitality Concepts

Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser is inviting Greek hoteliers, investors and banks to join forces with the group for new investments in Greece’s hospitality sector.

Thomas Cook Expects to Send 3 Million Tourists to Greece in 2018

Thomas Cook expects to send 3 million tourists to Greece this year, up more than one third on two years ago, says the tour operator's CEO Peter Fankhauser.