'Don't be down on short haul'

February 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);2/20/2009, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that TUI Travel PLC heads have urged the staff to avoid painting a negative image of short-haul holidays because of the poor euro exchange rate. The company claimed customers had become "fixated" on avoiding euro destinations, in part due to information put out by the trade as a whole. Customer services director Tim Williamson admitted Turkey, Egypt and Morocco are selling strongly as are all-inclusive destinations such as the Dominican Republic.


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