Digital Booking Sites

Online travel agency Express Bookers to close immediately due to insolvency

Excerpt from Travel Trade Gazette

Aug 10, 2012 8:48 am

Skift Take

The UK company ceased trading today and advised customers with hotel bookings that they’ll have to rebook, although travelers with airline tickets should still be able to travel.

— Samantha Shankman

Get the Latest Intelligence on the Travel Industry

Express Bookers, whose management team previously held “various senior management positions with TUI and Thomas Cook”, said in a statement, that it had ceased trading with immediate effect, and that all customer enquiries should be forwarded to aftersales@expressbookers.co.uk.

The OTA is owned by Craig Jay, who previosuly worked at Thomas Cook for 10 years. The company is also understood to have sold through the trade.

Read the Complete Story →

Tags:

Next Up

More on Skift

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Viajala, Localeikki and More
5 Digital Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week
Interview: Qunar’s CEO on Building China’s Largest Travel Booking Site From Scratch
How to Find the ‘Holistic Traveler’ Trapped in Your Data

We're the Moneyball of the Travel Industry

We know what's coming next in travel. Subscribe to the newsletter and get all the goodness in your inbox daily.