Busiest day for Thomas Cook staff
Staff at Peterborough based holidaygiantThomasCookexperienced their busiest day of the year on Saturday.
Traditionally, the first weekend after the festive and New Year celebrations is always the busiest time of the year as people turn their thoughts to the summer.
Thomas Cook employs 1,115 people at its new offices at Westpoint, in Lynch Wood.
Chris Mottershead, managing director of Thomas Cook UK & Ireland, said: “The Christmas decorations have come down, we’re all back at work or school and it’s cold and gloomy, so people want something to look forward to during the year.
Mr Mottershead said: “Over the weekend we took more than double the bookings of a normal weekend.”
The top five searched for summer2017destinations on www.thomascook.com since ChristmasDayareGreece, Canaries, Balearics, Spain and Mexico.