TITLE

Let battle commence

AUTHOR(S)
Nelson, Paul; Dennis, Juliet
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;12/2/2005, Issue 1798, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that Thomson Holidays and Thomas Cook Ltd. have pledged to take on the online retailers next year by developing their dynamic packaging and web capabilities. Thomson sales and marketing director Miles Morgan said hat the operator will beat Expedia and Lastminute.com with the technology it is developing. Morgan said the technology will allow shop staff to book other product, not just Thomson's, by tapping into the systems of other charter and scheduled carriers. Morgan added that products such as Thomson Australia and New Zealand and Al Fresco will be exploited as part of the web expansion, and video and picture content will be improved.
ACCESSION #
19335129

 

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