Egyptian Billionaire Samih Sawiris takes over German Thomas Cook franchise system
Steigenberger becomes Chinese, the chinese giant Huazhu acquires the famous hotels chain from Travco
For the first time, Fly Emirates operates Airbus A380 to Cairo international airport.
Thomas Cook is sought to be the biggest victim of a decades-long transformation process in the travel and tourism industry
The last minute negotatitions to save the 178 years old firm Thomas Cook have failed .