June 2010
Travel Weekly (UK);6/5/2010 Supplement, Vol. 5, p27
Trade Publication
The article presents an interview with John McEwan, chairman of ABTA Ltd. When asked about the reasons for his being in the travel industry, he replies he entered the industry to earn for his family. He says that he admires Thomas Cook, the founder of modern tourism, the most in the travel industry. He briefs about his first holiday to New Jersey.


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