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BirthplaceMelbourne, Derbyshire

Cook, Thomas,

1808–92, English travel agent. In Leicester in 1841 he founded the travel agency that bears his name. The idea of the guided tour met with quick success, and by 1852 Cook had moved his office to London. Shortly thereafter he set up (1856) his Circular Tour of Europe, and 10 years later he was arranging tours of the United States. His most spectacular achievement was the transportation of an entire expeditionary force (18,000 men) up the Nile for the attempted relief of Gen. Charles George GordonGordon, Charles George,
1833–85, British soldier and administrator. He served in the Crimean War, went to China in the expedition of 1860, taking part in the capture of Beijing, and in 1863 took over the command of F. T.
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Thomas Cook Group Airlines has seen passenger numbers from North America to Europe more than double in the last three years, with 9 newly introduced routes within this period.
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UK-based Thomas Cook Airlines has appointed Discover the World for its sales and marketing in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Kenya, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Tanzania and Thailand, the company said.
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