Thomas Cook collapse – limited effect for Valencia region

ARA15 LONDRES (REINO UNIDO) 13/8/2009.- Una mujer pasa frente a una oficina del tour-operador Thomas Cook en Brighton, Reino Unido, hoy 13 de agosto de 2009. Thomas Cook afirmó hoy que la "gripe A" le ha supuesto dejar de ingresar en lo que va de año 12,6 millones de libras (20,8 millones de dólares), principalmente por la cancelación de vuelos a México por parte de turistas británicos y alemanes. EFE/Andy Rain

The collapse of Thomas Cook ‘will not have a profound effect’ on tourism destinations in the Valencia region, according to regional secretary for tourism, Francesc Colomer.

He noted that the sector has ‘diversified’ and the number of package holidays from this operator to the region had decreased considerably in recent years.

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