Co-operative Holidays will have green focus

Dennis, Juliet
February 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);2/27/2009, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Co-operative Travel Group company is launching its own in-house tour operation. The aim is to bring elements of sustainable tourism to a large section of the mainstream package holiday market. The company said one of the factors that would differentiate its Cooperative Holidays' product from other operator brands would be its stance on sustainable tourism.


Related Articles

  • Co-op to channel DIY sales through Escape. Dennis, Juliet // Travel Weekly (UK);5/9/2008, p10 

    The article reports that the Co-operative Travel Group has outlined plans to drive more dynamic packaging sales through in-house operator Escape in a bid to minimise financial protection risks. The group, which already has a target of 35 percent of retail sales to come from in-house products...

  • Group to unveil 'full-blown' tour operation in January.  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;12/5/2008, Issue 2845, p05 

    The article announces that Co-operative Travel Group will reveal its new full-blown tour operation in Great Britain in January 2009. It notes that questions on access to enough product will be answered. have its own brand and brochures and plans to do more direct contracting for its Escape...

  • ANALYSIS: What happens when agecis turn operators?  // Travel Weekly (UK);7/9/2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2026, p10 

    The article focuses on the resentment among the retail staff of the travel agency Co-operative Travel which has been asked to sell in-house product forcibly by its managing director Mike Greenacre. As stated, the company witnessed low sales in the run-up to the 2010 peak sales period. It is...

  • 'Think of Co-op as new and modern' Huxley, Lucy // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;11/16/2007, Issue 2793, p18 

    The article reports on the plans laid out by the executive board of Co-operative Travel Group for the British travel agency. According to managing director Mike Greenacre and the executive board, the merger between United Co-op Travel and Travelcare will bring about a review of branches that are...

  • Co-op joins ATP scheme. Berman, Chloe // Travel Weekly (UK);10/10/2008, p17 

    The article reports that Co-operative Travel Group signed to the Accredited Travel Professional Scheme (ATP) and gives its 2,000 staff access to professional development programme. The scheme aims to recognise and chart an individual's career progress within the travel industry. It notes that...

  • Co-op in move to unite its operation.  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;4/4/2008, Issue 2811, p5 

    The article reports that Co-operative Travel has moved its Escape tour operation into one building in Manchester, England. The company, previously split between sites in Trafford and Stockport, is now based in Hanover Building. The author also offers information about the benefits of the move...

  • Could Co-op's tour plans undermine agents in long run? Huxley, Lucy // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;12/5/2008, Issue 2845, p02 

    The article focuses on the changes in the operations of Co-operative Travel Group imposed by head Mike Greenacre in Great Britain. The travel agency is preparing to launch a new tour operation in January 2009. Additionally, it will introduce a new policy for its dynamic packaging venture Escape...

  • Co-operative Travel on course for £14m profit. Huxley, Lucy // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;12/5/2008, Issue 2845, p05 

    The article focuses on the Co-operative Travel Group's plan to make a £14 million profit in Great Britain's tourism sector in 2009. Its managing director Mike Greenacre hopes that the company will reach its target and that it will not panic despite the weakening demand. He adds that the...

  • Co-op to 'sex up' its brand.  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;12/7/2007, Issue 2796, p4 

    The article reports on the plan of Co-operative Travel Group in Great Britain to reveal a new brand name. According to Mike Greenacre, managing director of the company, the travel agent will reveal a sexier brand in the next two years. The brand, which to be relaunched in 2009, will have its...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics