Thomson seeks more agents to sell cruise

Archer, Jane
November 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);11/20/2009, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of travel firm Thomson Cruises to work with third party agents to drive sales in Great Britain. The move enables the company to fill in extra capacity when its "Thomson Dream" joins the fleet in April 2010. According to David Selby cruise director of TUI, it will widen the firm's distribution networks and broaden its market exposure.


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