Contact Address Details:
TUI UK Limited
TUI Travel House
Crawley Business Quarter
Fleming Way Crawley,
RH10 9QL, UK
Tel no: + 0871 231 4691
Thomson Holidays are the longest established British tour
operator to feature Gambia in its list of destination package
Thomson's first package group was flown on its Britannia Boeing
aircraft to Banjul Airport in 1978.
Since 2001 it has chosen to send its customers to just 7 selected
resort hotels in Gambia. They are the Laico Atlantic, Golden
Beach Hotel, Senegambia, Kairaba, Kombo Beach, Sunset Beach
and the Coral Beach Hotel.
Thomson is a member of the Association of British Travel Agents,
(ABTA no. V5126) and is Atol protected (number 2524).
The travel company was created in 1965 by Lord Thomson, the
Canadian Newspaper owner, and went on a £1.6 billion stock
market floatation in 1998. In June 2000 Thomson accepted the
German firm Preussag's buying price of £1.8 billion after
a drop of 40% in pre-tax profits in 1999.
Thomson Holidays, a division of TUI UK Ltd, (registered in
Luton LU2 9TN, No. 2830117) is part of TUI AG, the largest
tourism and services group in the world, employing 80,000
people in 500 companies around the world. TUI AG owns many
of Europe's well known holiday brands and has leadership positions
in its airline, inclusive tour business, and travel agency
sectors. The group employs 17,500 people in the UK, Ireland,
Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. To find out more go to
the website of www.tui-group.com.
The travel operator is the market leader in the UK all-inclusive
holiday market, a position it has held since 1974. It has
over 650 retail stores and the majority of its 3,000 employees
work overseas. The company has about one third of the market
and operates in a wide range of resorts offering a variety
of holidays from summer to winter vacations.
sister company is Thomsonfly.com, the UK’s third largest airline.
It offers award winning service on a network of low-fare flights
from 20 UK airports to over 80 destinations around the world.
Formed in 1962 and based at London Luton Airport, Thomsonfly,
used to be known as Britannia.
On Thomson Holiday's official website it often has on offer
a number of late deals to Gambia if you are travelling within
the next six weeks during the winter season.