Huxley, Lucy
November 2010
Travel Weekly (UK);11/5/2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2042, p4
Trade Publication
The article presents several news briefs related to the travel industry. Virgin Holidays Ltd. will double the size of its retail estate, adding up to 40 high street shops in the next 12 to 18 months and creating 200 jobs. The package holiday market to the Algarve has been scrapped by Thomas Cook Ltd. and Tui Travel PLC blaming lack of demand. Travel industry leaders denounced the hike in Air Passenger Duty (APD) as trade bookings analyst GfK Ascent reported a surge in sales ahead of rise.


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