Thomson 2016 + 2017 Holidays
Thomson Holidays is a UK based holiday company and is part of Tui Travel. Originally founded in 1965 as the Thomson Travel Group by Canadian Publisher Roy Thomson. Thomson was originally created from the acquisition of a few smaller travel companies and the airline Britannia Airways. In 1972 the company acquired Lunn Poly the largest chain of travel agents in the UK at the time. The travel agents became Thomson in 2004 and the airline was rebranded Thomsonfly. Thomsonfly the Thomson airline operates from over twenty UK airports and covers over eighty destinations. Most destinations are to the popular holiday destinations in Europe however there are a significant number of other destinations also covered. Thomsonfly also fly to Brazil, Cuba, Florida, India, Mexico, Israel, Maldives, Dominican Republic and more. Thomson Flights use modern Boeing aircraft such as the Boeing 757. Thomson Holidays also run their own cruises under the name of Thomson Cruises, which offer quality low cost cruising around Europe. Thomson use their own flights from twenty regional airports throughout the UK to provide convenient and affordable cruising for its customers. Some people cruise for a week and fly back home whilst others cruise for a week and spend another week in a hotel in one of the many holiday resorts Thomson Holidays feature. It is also possible to take a two weeks cruise depending on the itinerary and time of year you travel. Thomson Cruises current fleet consists of the Thomson Spirit, Thomson Destiny, Thomson Celebration, The Emerald and the Calypso.
Thomson Holidays have previously published a large number of holiday brochures such as the ones listed below offering customers many different options and types of holidays
Thomson Destinations Summer Sun
The main Thomson Summer Sun holiday brochure and the largest.
Thomson Destinations Winter Collection
The main Thomson Holidays Winter brochure
Thomson Destinations Egypt & the Red Sea Riviera
Diving, beaches, tours, history its all here
Thomson Destinations Florida
Villas, fly-drive, Disney Hotels, attraction tickets, car hire, Florida Cruises.
Thomson Destinations Greece & Cyprus
Pensions, hotels, cruises its all Greek (& Cypriot)
Thomson Destinations Turkey
Gullet cruises, beach hotels and city breaks
Thomson Destinations Italy & Croatia
City and beach holidays in Italy and Croatia
Thomson Destinations Portugal & Madeira
Beaches, world-class golf it’s all here
Thomson Destinations Faraway Shores
Thomson Holidays in more exotic locations
Thomson Lifestyle Cruises and cruse and stay holidays
Thomson Lifestyle Family Collection
Family holidays around Europe
Thomson Lifestyle Gold
Thomson Holidays with everything you would expect without kids.
Thomson Lifestyle Small & Friendly
Small, friendly (generally family run) properties in great locations
Thomson Lifestyle Ski & Snowboarding
Worldwide ski and snowboarding holidaysThomson Lifestyle Villas with Pools
Villas with pools, avoid the busy hotels and relax in your own villa
Thomson Lifestyle Weddings
Worldwide wedding Holidays arranged with the help of Thomson
Thomson Lifestyle Lakes & Mountains
Holidays at the Lakes and Mountains around Europe.
Thomson Lifestyle Al Fresco
luxury villa-style mobile homes in Italy, France Spain, Portugal and Croatia
Thomson Premier Collection Beach Club
Premier all inclusive holidays with activities and of course the beach.
Thomson Premier Collection Platinum
Quality 4 and 5 star hotels in exclusive settings with excellent cuisine.
Thomson Premier Collection A la Carte
Quality hotels and VIP treatment at the airport and priority transfers
Thomson Tailor-made Caribbean & Indian Ocean
Many different destinations with different Islands, airlines and accommodation options including Sandals. Piece together your own holiday with Thomson Holidays.
Thomson Tailor-made Cities and Short Breaks
City breaks to the popular city destinations not just in Europe but Worldwide.
Thomson Tailor-made Australia & New Zealand
Make your own holiday to Australia & New Zealand and add stopovers travel around Australia, its up to you. Thomson Tailor-made America & Canada
Thomson Tailor-made Asia & Arabian Gulf
Holidays and Tours in India, China, Dubai, Thailand, Vietnam and many more.
Thomson Tailor-made Africa
Safaris, Tours and Hotels in Africa
Thomson Tailor-made America, Canada & Worldwide
Escorted tours in America, Canada and throughout the world
Holidays for the 18-35 age group looking for lots of nightlife.
Thomson Holidays to Disneyland Paris by air and rail.
The Thomson budget brand. The Skytours name is from back in 1965 and was one of the original companies that created Thomson Holidays.