Consolidation to continue

March 2007
Travel Weekly Australia;3/2/2007, Issue 39, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increasing number of wholesale acquisitions as the results of consolidating retailers in the tourism sector in Australia. According to chairman Simon Hills of the Council of Australia Tour Operators believes that this issue has been considered as a trend in the industry. An overview about those medium-sized wholesalers who had been acquired by several agency chains is given.


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