'We won't merge the two brands'

February 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);2/20/2009, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports that Thomas Cook AG has confirmed that it has no plans to merge or drop the Med Hotels or hotels4u.com brands. Thomas Cook had acquired the company Med Hotels from lastminute.com in January 2009, while it had bought the company hotels4u.com in February 2008. In its interim management statement Thomas had intended to combine both businesses. A spokeswoman for Thomas said that a merger was only likely to affect back-office functions but they will definitely keep both brands.


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