Thomson Holidays are
the UK arm of TUI travel. Founded as part of the Thomson Travel Group in 1965 following the acquisition of three
travel agencies and the airline Britannia Airways. Thomson.co.uk offers access to great value holidays, hotels, villas and
apartments direct from the UK's No1 supplier of package holidays. Thomson.co.uk is one of the most visited travel websites
in the country. In 2007 Thomson Holidays merged with the tour operator First Choice.
Thomson Holidays provides
package holidays to european and reasonable close holiday destinations like the algarve, ibiza, majorca, bulgaria, canary
islands, croatia, cyprus, egypt, france, greece and many greek islands, italy, maderia, malta, spain, turkey and tunisia.
Thomson long haul and more exotic holiday destinations include aruba, barbados, cape verde, costa rica, cuba, dominican
republic, florida, jamaica, kenya, maldives, mexico and sri lanka.
The size of the UK arm that includes
Thomson and First Choice is enormous as they serve 7.5 million holidaymakers, have 19,000 staff and have as many
as 880 travel shops in the UK. Thomson Airways flies from 21 UK airports and TUI Travel PLC is the words biggest holiday
company carrying over 30 million passengers a year and has a fleet of 150 aircraft.
Thonson is a member of both
ABTA and ATOL.
Thomson advertise that their cheapest holiday prices are always online so if you are looking to
book a holiday why not cut out the middle man (travel agent) and book it directly with them or visit the website to see the
latest online deal they are offering. More information can be found here.