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Tour Operators Say Business As Usual Despite Madrid Bombs

European tour operators MyTravel Group PLC , First Choice Holidays PLC and TUI AG said it was businesses as usual for them in the wake of the Madrid bombings. The world’s largest tour operator, Germany’s TUI, said its bookings had not yet been affected and it was too early to predict whether they would be. “On Thursday we received a few calls from customers and travel agents but there have been no calls at all today,” a TUI spokeswoman said. First Choice said its business model can be easily adjusted to adapt to sudden changes in demand, just as it did last year when bookings fell due to the war in Iraq. Thursday, the company said it had seen strong bookings since Christmas. Full Story

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