Better late than never

Dennis, Juliet
April 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);4/17/2009, p26
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the performance of the travel industry. Summer holiday bookings in the industry is down by 8%-12%. Co-operative Travel Group chief Mike Greenacre has predicted that there will me an increase late bookings despite two main obstacles of job security and the currency exchange rate.


Related Articles

  • Greenacre positive despite profit fall.  // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;10/16/2009, Issue 2885, p4 

    The article reports that the managing director of Co-operative Travel Group, Mike Greenacre states that he is fairly happy with the company's performance in spite of the profit decrease by 68%. It mentions that the Co-operative's travel division established a 2.5 million pounds profit for 28...

  • Independence top of agenda. Dennis, Juliet // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;6/7/2004, Issue 1721, p17 

    Co-Operative Travel Trading Group (CTTG) bosses say they still face a challenge to build customer loyalty to its high street agencies based on its independent stance. Nearly a year and a half since the £1.3 billion buying and marketing group was launched, chief operating officer Mike...

  • United Co-op expands.  // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;4/15/2005, Issue 1765, p76 

    The article reports that United Co-op Travel Group has bought Stafford-based Hourds Travel, claiming the deal will rank it as one of Great Britain's top 15 business travel companies based on turnover. The purchase gives the independent travel agency group a combined annual business travel...

  • Look ahead to a healthy late bookings market. Taylor, Ian // Travel Weekly (UK);4/17/2009, p14 

    The article presents information on the views of Co-operative Travel group managing director Mike Greenacre on the prospects of the travel industry. Greenacre anticipates vibrant late demand in the industry despite rising unemployment. Greenacre has informed that Co-operative Travel group is...

  • The Hall of Fame entrants revealed. Dennis, Juliet // Travel Weekly (UK);4/17/2009, p18 

    The article presents information on several well-known travel industry personalities, who will join the British Travel Industry Hall of Fame in its 15th year. Some of them include David Dingle, chief executive of carnivsl UK, Mike Greenacre, managing director at The Co-Operative Travel Group,...

  • NEWS: IN BRIEF.  // Travel Weekly (UK);7/11/2008, p4 

    The article offers news briefs related to the travel sectors in Great Britain. Two reports suggest that the British government will alter holiday plans because of the growing concerns over the economy and cost of living. Mike Greenacre from the Co-operative Travel Group has been elected to the...

  • Top travel bosses back The Big idea. Murray, Rupert // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;7/24/2009, Issue 2876, p4 

    The article reports on the Big Idea 2009 of "Travel Trade Gazette" periodical which has received widespread plaudits from travel industry leaders in Great Britain. Jacky Simmonds of Tui Travel said that The Big Idea is a fantastic opportunity for the travel industry. Meanwhile, managing director...

  • Co-op to review shop overlaps. Dennis, Juliet // Travel Weekly (UK);6/22/2007, p4 

    This section offers news briefs on the travel industry. The state of the market for agents, cruiselines and airlines came under discussion at the second and Barclays Travel Forum, organised by Barclays Business Banking head of Travel Chris Lee. Co-operative Travel Group managing director Mike...

  • Put summer 2010 brochures on hold. Huxley, Lucy // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;2/13/2009, Issue 2853, p5 

    The article reports on the delay to the launch of summer 2010 programmes in Great Britain. Delmot Blastland and Mike Greenacre, said that postponing launches would let the industry to focus on selling more 2009 holidays. Blastland added that the delay would give more clarity over currency and...


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics