TITLE

Independents angry at Web Match withdrawal

AUTHOR(S)
Berman, Chloe
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);1/8/2010, Vol. 5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the tour operator Thomas Cook Ltd. is being criticized by travel agents for withdrawing its Web Match facility which allowed agents to compete with discounted prices on its website. Travel agent Linda Welch says that the policy allowed them to sell the holiday at reduced prices and take less commission, but now agents have nowhere to go. However, Somewhere2travel2 director Diane Denney believes that the decision will help them see if discounting really works for them.
ACCESSION #
48015898

 

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