Thomas Cook
Thomas Cook

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Thomas Cook’s history is unbelievable just take a look. It all began in…

1941
On Monday 5 July, Thomas Cook organises his first excursion, a rail journey from Leicester to a temperance meeting in Loughborough.

1855
Thomas Cook creates his first continental tour, escorting two groups from Harwich to Paris via Antwerp, Brussels, Cologne, Heidelberg and Strasbourg.

1865
Thomas Cook opens his first high-street shop in Fleet Street, London.

1927
Thomas Cook & Son Ltd organises the first personally-conducted air tour, from New York to Chicago for the Dempsey-Tunney heavyweight boxing contest.

1995
The first Thomas Cook web pages launched in October 1995 and a year later, a new website meant that customers could find travel information.

2003
Thomas Cook Airlines is officially launched in the UK.

2016/17
Thomas Cook launches Casa Cook, its sixth hotel brand. Thomas Cook Airlines launches new routes. Thomas Cook celebrates its 175th Anniversary year & opens Thomas Cook at Freeport Talke.

Freeport Talke
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