Tuesday was a black day for the Belgian tourism sector. “The Belgian travel industry will lose due to the bankruptcy of Thomas Cook Belgium and Thomas Cook’s Retail, a prominent player in it and an employer, and for a lot of the travel professionals”, is the response of the Association of Belgian Travel Organisers (ABTO) on Wednesday, in a press release.

now, as The industry organisation, followed by the turbulence caused by the failure of Thomas Cook’s UK business. “As a professional association of travel organisers, we are called to peace-to preserve and ensure the best conditions possible, from the solution for Thomas Cook in Belgium, and is one of our prominent members,” says Luc Coussement, president of the ABTO Board of directors.


ABTO, regrets that this is not entirely successful, but it remains a hopeful sign for the future of Thomas Cook Retail Belgium, and stressed that the uk consumer that are organized to travel, is well-protected. Due to the Travel Guarantee fund may, in the Belgian tourist industry, its guarantees are always met.

ABTO calls out again, especially in the calm. “We ask all affected customers to be informed by their travel agent or the website on which the journey was booked or on the website of the Travel Guarantee fund itself,” says Coussement. International customers can also make use of the emergency number for Foreign Affairs.

the ABTO and its members to keep up with all of the employees of Thomas Cook Belgium. “It’s been one of the real travel professionals with a heart for their profession and the tourism industry. We would like to wish them the best of luck in the next step, and in the handling of this tragic turn of events in the Belgian industry”, says ABTO.

More about Thomas Cook’s Canvas is the Thursday final for the workers, failed components, Thomas, Wim was standing at the base of the profitable, Thomas Cook Belgium, “the Flemish people are learning to travel, and now it is all in ruins” Unrest in the staff, Brussels Airlines is a Travel Guarantee fund, explains Thursday, and fourteen races for the returning passengers from Thomas Cook