Highlights and headlines from around the web: This compilation of real customer complaints received by Thomas Cook is hilarious (h/t: Jeff P)! As a little bit of a beach snob I do actually sympathize with #6 “We found the sand was not like the sand in the brochure. Your brochure shows the sand as white but […]
Now through July 26, you can earn triple rewards when you book a flight on Condor or Thomas Cook, two European carriers that predominantly serve leisure customers. Condor is the newest international partner of Alaska Airlines, whichShow More Summary
"If you need help, work harder." This is what Lance Thomas remembers a chef mentor telling him one night six years ago, when they were both in the weeds, cooking slang for being slammed in a busy restaurant kitchen. It’s a piece of advice that has helped Thomas, now 25, get through both the good...
The flight landed around 3pm and was pictured with the tip of its left wing missing. Thomas Cook said the plane had a 'suspected technical fault', but were unsure as to why its wing was broken.
If you're a Starbucks die-hard, for example, US-based Delta serves the brand on more than 5,000 flights a day; while British Airways serves Java Republic and Thomas Cook opts for Kenco.
Hotels in Spanish resorts, such as the Costa Canaria in Gran Canaria (pictured), have stopped selling the packages through the British websites of holiday operators Thomson and Thomas Cook.
Condor and Lufthansa used to be married. But Condor ran off with a British chap and now is part of the Thomas Cook Group. Although Condor retains (Lufthansa’s) Miles & More as its loyalty program, the two carriers are direct competitors. Show More Summary
From "Thomas Cook and the Stack Pirates/Boredom and an enterprising Brit gave birth to the modern tourism industry, and we’re still trying to make sense of it all" by Mary Mann (via Metafilter). I'd never seen the term "post-tourism"...Show More Summary
The British travel company has scrapped all flight and hotel packages for the winter season onwards, with alternative trips or refunds offered.
Wisconsin and Illinois officials continue to disagree about who mishandled an incident involving a runaway foster child from Wisconsin found in Chicago. Sheriff Thomas Dart of Illinois' Cook County placed … Click to Continue »
Condor is a German leisure airline owned by Thomas Cook Group. The big difference from other airlines in the group is that Condor sells tickets individually, and even reasonably priced one-ways. If you live in the biggest US cities such as Los Angeles and New York, chances are you aren't familiar with Condor since their US network is quite unusual. Show More Summary
From a Kim Severson profile of chef Thomas Keller: Preeti Mistry, 40, a classically trained chef with a modified Mohawk who cooks elevated Indian street food at her Juhu Beach Club in Oakland, Calif., and her new spot, Navi Kitchen in nearby Emeryville, was in culinary school when she discovered Mr. Show More Summary
The Greek Islands, Cyprus and Turkey – all dream destinations. And here’s your chance to win a £1,500 voucher so that you can explore these wonderful destinations with Manos holidays.
In Porchlight Music Theatre's 70-minutes two-hander romance of Stephen Sondheim out-takes, Austin Cook and Bethany Thomas deliver sonic wonders and emotional depth. The songs of Marry Me a Little might not have made it into the shows they were originally penned for, but on Porchlight’s stage they are gorgeous, essential and bursting with emotion. Show More Summary
Thomas Cook's tours set the stage for today's tourism industry
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