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English founder of the travel agency Thomas Cook & Son

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Thomas Cook: English founder of the travel agency Thomas Cook & Son
Thomas Cook was an English businessman. He is best known for founding the travel agency Thomas Cook & Son.


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History of Thomas Cook to be preserved in Leicestershire

Posters, travel guides, staff uniforms and board games and among the thousands of travel souvenirs.
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Thomas Cook: Ex-employees work for free to help holidaymakers

Former employees are working for free in cafes, pubs and empty shops to help customers rebook.
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Planes, weddings and sunsets: Your Thomas Cook memories

Sun-seekers and former staff have been sharing their memories of Thomas Cook holidays.
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Ryanair not interested in buying Thomas Cook airlines

Ryanair is not interested in taking over any of the airlines of travel firm Thomas Cook , which has gone into liquidation, its chief executive said on Thursday.
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German court begins protection proceedings for Thomas Cook's Condor

Germany's Condor, which is owned by British travel operator Thomas Cook, said on Thursday that a Frankfurt court had begun investor protection proceedings that should allow the airline to be..
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Sunexpress to fly tourists in Turkey back home after Thomas Cook collapse

Sunexpress airline will provide extra capacity to fly tourists stranded in Turkey back to their homes after tourism agency Thomas Cook collapsed, a spokesman for the airline told Reuters on Wednesday.
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Flights disrupted at Thomas Cook's Nordic arm as it battles to survive

Several flights operated by Thomas Cook's Nordic business have been canceled or delayed as the subsidiary battles to survive the collapse of its parent company earlier this week.
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Thomas Cook Germany in rescue talks with investors

Thomas Cook's German tour business filed for insolvency on Wednesday in a move aimed at separating its brands and operations from its failed parent, and said it was in talks with potential new..
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Thomas Cook's Polish business goes into insolvency

Thomas Cook's Polish business Neckermann Polska said on Wednesday it was insolvent as the effects of the demise of the world's oldest travel firm spread to central Europe, leaving around 3,600 Polish..
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Thomas Cook holidaymakers and crew 'trapped' in Cuba

Several Thomas Cook holidaymakers say their hotels are not letting them leave until they pay extra money.
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Thomas Cook: Why did prices rise for new flights?

Travellers who want to rebook flights are accusing airlines of exploiting passengers' desperation.
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Germany offers Thomas Cook's Condor 380 million euro bridging loan

Germany will guarantee a 380 million euro ($418.6 million)bridging loan for Condor, the German airline owned by insolvent British travel operator Thomas Cook, to enable it to continue flying and save..
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Germany considers 400 million euro loan for Thomas Cook's Condor: sources

The German government and state of Hesse want to jointly support Condor, the German airline owned by insolvent British travel operator Thomas Cook, with a bridging loan of almost 400 million euros..
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Thomas Cook worker: 'I've been thrown under a bus'

Staff say they have been stranded abroad and fear not being paid their wages.
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Thomas Cook's Nordic business to carry on, looking for buyer

Thomas Cook's Nordic business said on Tuesday it would continue to operate as it is a separate legal entity from its London-listed parent, which collapsed on Monday, and it was looking for new owners.
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Thomas Cook managers face UK government probe over collapse

thomas cook managers face uk government probe over collapse
London: The UK government has ordered an investigation into the role of Thomas Cook Group Plc’s management in the collapse of the 178-year-old tour operator. Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom asked..
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Thomas Cook collapse affects 53,000 British nationals in Spain: tourism minister

The collapse of British travel firm Thomas Cook has affected 53,000 Britons in Spain, Spanish Acting Tourism Minister Reyes Maroto told reporters on Tuesday.
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Thomas Cook's Polish unit cancels flights, stops new bookings

Thomas Cook's Polish unit, Neckermann Polska, said on Tuesday that it has canceled some flights and temporarily stopped taking any new bookings, citing the impact of its parent company's collapse on..
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UK accounting regulator mulls examining Thomas Cook failure

Britain's Financial Reporting Council said on Tuesday it was considering investigating the collapse of travel company Thomas Cook.
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Thomas Cook: City rallies to help Peterborough HQ staff

Workers at the travel firm's Peterborough HQ are offered free tickets, haircuts and taxi rides.
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Berlin to decide on loan for Thomas Cook's Condor within next days: Minister

The German government will decide within the next coming days on whether to offer financial support to Condor, the German airline owned by insolvent British travel operator Thomas Cook , German Economy..
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UK says bailing out Thomas Cook would have thrown 'good money after bad'

The British government decided there was no point bailing out Thomas Cook as it would have been a waste of taxpayers' money to throw good money into a business that was not meeting the needs of its..
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Thomas Cook customers in shock over flight prices

People trying to find replacement flights told the BBC that in some cases prices have tripled.
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Goa to take 50cr hit as tour giant crashes

The tourism industry in Goa, which is facing headwinds from decline in foreign visitors, is set to face a direct loss of around Rs 50 crore with the collapse of UK travel giant Thomas Cook, tour..
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Thomas Cook collapses, leaving thousands of travelers stranded

There's a massive effort to bring home more than half a million stranded travelers. They got stuck at airports and hotels around the world, as Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel company, suddenly..
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Thomas Cook bosses face scrutiny over collapse

The government says the official probe into Thomas Cook's failure must look at bosses' actions.
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Thomas Cook's Nordic unit to carry on after parent company's collapse

Thomas Cook's Nordic business, the Ving group, will continue operations as normal from Tuesday despite the collapse of the parent company on Monday, it said.
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RIP Thomas Cook: holiday dreams washed away by tide of debt

Thomas Cook sold tens of millions of Britons a summer holiday to remember with the slogan "Don't just book it, Thomas Cook it".
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Hundreds of thousands stranded after travel firm Thomas Cook collapses

Hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers were stranded on Monday by the collapse of the world's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook , sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history.
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Thomas Cook: What went wrong at the holiday firm?

The travel giant failed to raise money to secure its future after three profit warnings in a year.
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Sports fans await Thomas Cook impact on European travel plans

Football fans are awaiting news on whether tickets for upcoming European matches will be valid following the collapse of Thomas Cook.
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Thomas Cook operator in Egypt says 25,000 bookings canceled: statement

Thomas Cook operator Blue Sky Group said on Monday that 25,000 reservations in Egypt booked up to April 2020 had been canceled.
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Thomas Cook customers to fly home after firm collapses

The tour firm's failure means more than 150,000 British tourists will need to be flown home.
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Thomas Cook's collapse strands about 50,000 in Greece, hotels fret

About 50,000 tourists are stranded in Greece and mainly on island resorts after British travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed, the tourism minister said on Monday as extra flights were booked to ease their..
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German state of Hesse says it will support Condor's quest for bridging loan

Germany's state of Hesse, where collapsed travel group Thomas Cook's German airline Condor is located, said it is ready to help the airline's application for a federal government bridging loan.
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Ukraine, Emmy Awards, Thomas Cook: Your Monday Briefing

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Thomas Cook's last flight: 'The staff were crying and it was very sombre'

The last Thomas Cook flight arrived at Manchester from Orlando shortly before 09:00.
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Thomas Cook collapses: Why and what happens now?

Thomas Cook , the world's oldest travel firm, collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British..
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Factbox: 'Nightmare, nightmare' - tourists stranded after Thomas Cook collapses

More than half a million holidaymakers were stranded around the globe on Monday following the collapse of Thomas Cook , the world's oldest travel firm.
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Thomas Cook's Condor to continue operations, seeks bridging loan from Germany

Thomas Cook's German holiday airline Condor has asked the German government for a bridging loan, the airline said on Monday, adding it would continue operating despite its parent company's collapse.
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Thomas Cook says some 140,000 people traveling with its German subsidiaries

Thomas Cook said there were around 140,000 people currently traveling with its German subsidiaries, with a further 21,000 booked to depart on Monday and Tuesday.
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British travel firm Thomas Cook collapses, leaving hundreds of thousands stranded

The world's oldest travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed on Monday, stranding more than half a million holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British..
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Labour's McDonnell says Thomas Cook bosses should pay back bonuses

Thomas Cook bosses should have to pay back any bonuses they have received, Britain's opposition Labour Party finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Monday following the travel firm's collapse.
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Tour company Thomas Cook collapses, 150,000 people stranded

The British government said the return of the 178-year-old firm’s 150,000 British customers now in vacation spots across the globe would be the largest repatriation in its peacetime history. - Published

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