Tui Travel seeks prime retail sites

March 2010
Travel Weekly (UK);3/12/2010, Vol. 5, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that the main target of Thomson Corp. and First Choice Inc. for the 30 new shops will be prime retail high street sites.


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