Taylor, Ian
May 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);5/15/2009, p34
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the tourism training campaign named "Make Travel Greener," by the Travel Foundation, a holiday and traveling charity, to make traveling more environment friendly and profitable. It is stated in this campaign, staff members of several travel agencies like the Co-operative Travel Group and Thomas Cook Ltd. will get a chance to tackle the charity's online training and quiz programs. It is stated that ABTA Ltd., has also joined the program.


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