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Cook's tour

n
informal a rapid but extensive tour or survey of anything
[C19: after Thomas Cook2]

Cook's′ tour′


n.
a rapid, cursory tour of the major features of a place.
[1905–10; after Thomas Cook (1808–92), English travel agent]

Cook's tour

- A very fast tour of a location, from Thomas Cook, the famous travel agent.
See also related terms for location.
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Fosun will also acquire 75% of Thomas Cook's tour operator business and 25% of its embattled airline.
In return, the Hong Kong-listed conglomerate will acquire a 75-percent stake in Thomas Cook's tour operating division and 25-percent of its airline unit.
Fosun would become the majority-owner of Thomas Cook's tour operating arm while it would also own a minority stake in its airline division.
LONDON (Alliance News) - Thomas Cook Group on Monday confirmed it is in discussions with China's Fosun Tourism Group, for Fosun to buy Thomas Cook's tour operator business.The announcement confirmed a Sky News report on Saturday.
Fosun International, which also owns Club Med, is in talks to buy Thomas Cook's tour operating arm, which could lead to the break-up of the 178-year-old British business.
The Mirror told yesterday how Thomas Cook's tour operator bookings for this summer plunged 12%.
A joint venture between the two companies is already in operation and Fosun is now reported to have lodged a preliminary interest in buying Thomas Cook's tour operating business, the UK's oldest provider.
Bourdain was an irreverent and sometimes foulmouthed presence on TV shows starting with "A Cook's Tour" on the Food Network.
Bourdain's first TV series, "A Cook's Tour," premiered on the Food Network in 2002 and lasted two seasons, but his breakout TV success came with Travel Channel's "No Reservations," which produced new episodes from 2005 to 2012.
Other books in his portfolio include A Cook's Tour , Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook , No Reservations , and Medium Raw , among others.
On the back of the success of his debut book, Anthony was given his first television show, A Cook's Tour, which ran for 35 episodes between 2003 and 2005.
On the back of the success of his debut book, Bourdain was given his first television show, A Cook's Tour, which ran for 35 episodes between 2003 and 2005.