The fourth hotel in Thomson’s exclusive Sensatori collection will open its doors to Thomson customers in February 2011. Located on the Red Sea Riviera, the new all-inclusive 5T Sensatori Resort Sharm-el-Sheikh – which like the other Sensatori resorts, takes its name from ‘Senses’ and ‘Satori’, the Buddhist term for the ‘Wow Moment’ - will incorporate signatory elements including swim-up, whirlpool and family rooms, six restaurants, a selection of bars and a world class spa, as well as its own dive centre.
UK’s largest travel brands buck trend by opening new high street shops
Thomson and First Choice, the UK’s leading tour operators, today launch their new Winter 2010/11 first edition brochures. With a whole host of exciting new holiday experiences, the new brochures will offer couples and families even more choice when it comes to booking a winter sun holiday.
Thomson has launched a new service designed for gay travellers, thereby staking a claim to be the first mainstream UK tour operator to offer same-sex package holidays. The ATOL-protected Freedom Collection features hotels in seven ‘pink’ destinations, including some gay-only properties.
Thomson Airways, the airline for First Choice and Thomson, has been named the most punctual UK charter airline for summer 2009. The airline has successfully secured first position for the second consecutive year.
Two dedicated phonelines have been set up to deal with the huge number of passengers affected by the collapse of the Globespan Group. More than 8,000 calls have been received from passengers either stranded abroad or waiting for news in Scotland following the collapse of the group, which included the airline Flyglobespan.
Following the announcement that Globespan has gone into administration, Thomson and First Choice can confirm that they are committed to offering alternative holidays to thousands of holidaymakers, after their original plans had been thrown into doubt.
When you think of Pinewood Studios, the names of James Bond, Harry Potter and Obi Wan Kenobi may well spring to mind. Well, from December 17 2009, you can add a lucky group of Thomson holidays staff from all over the business to that list!
It’s that time of year when we all start to think of booking our next holiday and if you’re wondering what’s hot for 2010, look no further as leading holiday operators, Thomson and First Choice share their predictions on what they think will be the ten hottest destinations for 2010.
Thomson and First Choice, has called for the travel industry to immediately adopt full and transparent carbon reporting.
Leading tour operators Thomson and First Choice are increasing the number of ten and 11 night holidays available for customers travelling next Summer, to reflect a reported 64% increase in demand throughout this Summer season.
Thomson today launches a total of eleven 2010 first edition brochures, available in store and on-line. The all-new brochures, which have undergone a redesign aimed at capturing the ‘wow factor’ of Thomson’s destinations, showcase the range of excellent new properties, exciting new resorts and all the great extras customers need to add value to their holiday.