Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook’s bankruptcy related to England branch only: Source

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 - 01:11 GMT

The source clarified to Egypt Today that the company’s branches in Germany, Belgium and Switzerland, are operating normally to date, and there is no news about their fate.

Key dates in the history of tour company Thomas Cook

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 - 09:11 GMT

Following are key dates from the history of Thomas Cook.

Thomas Cook CEO on liquidation: "I apologise"

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 - 09:02 GMT

Peter Fankhauser, the chief executive of Thomas Cook, apologized on Monday for the liquidation of the world’s oldest travel company

Thomas Cook shares collapse on fresh profit warning

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 - 12:20 GMT

Thomas Cook shares collapsed by almost one third Tuesday as the British travel firm issued a fresh profits warning and suspended its dividend.

Thomas Cook's Egypt trips increase by 40%

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 - 01:00 GMT

Thomas Cook’s trips to Egypt have increased by 40 percent year-on-year, with Marsa Alam and Hurghada the top destinations, the company’s undersecretary Hossam al-Shaer said Tuesday.

General Prosecution orders handing Hurghada's deceased tourists to UK embassy

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 - 01:39 GMT

Egypt’s Attorney General Nabil Sadek ordered Friday to hand the bodies of late two British tourists to the representative of the UK embassy in Cairo

Egypt affirms full commitment to announce British couple investigation results

Thu, 30 Aug 2018 - 04:15 GMT

Egypt’s government announced its full commitment to announce the results of the British couple death’s investigation.

Immigration Min. urges Egyptians to refute rumors about deceased Brits in Hurghada

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 09:23 GMT

Minister of Immigration and Expatriates’ Affairs Nabila Makram urged Egyptians abroad to use social media to refute the rumors regarding the death of the two Brits in Hurghada city.

Thomas Cook on track with Turkey, Greece, Egypt holidays popular

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 08:25 GMT

Analysts are on average expecting Thomas Cook to post operating profit of 352 million pounds for the 12 month period to Sept. 31, which would represent a 7 percent rise on last year’s result.

New flights from Bristol to Hurghada

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Thomas Cook has launched a new weekly flight from Bristol to Hurghada to meet the British tourist demand.

Brits’ bookings to Egypt rise up to 89%: Thomas Cook

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Leading travel company Thomas Cook announced that British tourists’ bookings to spend their holidays in Egypt have risen by up to 89 percent.

Thomas Cook partners with fintech firm for pay-per-day travel insurance

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 - 09:34 GMT

British travel company Thomas Cook has partnered with fintech firm Revolut to launch a “pay-per-day” travel insurance service which automatically provides users with medical cover by tracking their location through their mobile phones.

Thomas Cook considering acquisition of Niki

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 - 04:02 GMT

Tourism group Thomas Cook (TCG.L) is considering a takeover of insolvent holiday carrier Niki.

Thomas Cook bids for Monarch's London Gatwick runway slots

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 03:03 GMT

Travel firm Thomas Cook has bid for failed rival Monarch Airlines’ landing and take-off slots at London Gatwick airport.

Gov’t agrees to defer tourism sector’s debts

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 02:41 GMT

The government has agreed on the deferral of debts owed by the tourism sector in the governorates of South Sinai, Luxor and Aswan.

Thomas Cook sees strong Turkey and Egypt demand after 2017 earnings rise

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 12:23 GMT

Travel firm Thomas Cook reported an 8 percent rise in full year earnings.

Egyptian forces frustrates attempts to infiltrate western borders

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 08:46 GMT

Spokesman of the Egyptian armed forces said that border troops and the air force managed to foil terrorists of infiltrating western border.

British tourism to Egypt has increased 74%: British Amb

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 07:28 GMT

British Ambassador John Casson stated on Monday that British tourism to Egypt has increased by 74% in contrast with last year.

Thomas Cook resumes flights to Hurghada over growing British demand

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 04:30 GMT

British travel company Thomas Cook announced resuming its air flights to Marsa Alam International Airport, starting October 30 after a nine-year suspension since 2008.

Number of German, English tourists to be doubled

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 - 01:03 GMT

German and English tourism companies declared that flight bookings to Egypt will double starting November.