Holidays don't fly at Tesco

May 2006
Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;5/12/2006, Issue 1820, p18
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This article reports that supermarket giant Tesco PLC has ruled out moving deeper into the travel sector. The retailer, which made record profits of £2.2 billion last year, already has a white-labelled Lastminute.com PLC product and sells travel insurance. Tesco's chief executive Laura Wade-Gery slammed the travel industry for not putting the consumer at the centre of everything it does. She said that the focus has been on getting people to book and there has been less of a focus on their experience.


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