Advantage set to axe employees

April 2004
Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;4/12/2004, Issue 2609, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of Advantage Travel Centers to enter into a consultation period with staff over redundancies of head office employees. Confirmation of the job loss for members of the company's field sales team; Announcement of the job safety of staff members employed in the central organization; Regard for the changes as part of Advantage's redefinition strategy towards becoming a profit-making organization.


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