The Business of Travel: a Fifty Years' Record of Progress

@article{RaeTheBO,
  title={The Business of Travel: a Fifty Years' Record of Progress},
  author={W. Fraser Rae and Thomas Cook Ltd. and W. Fraser Rae},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={44},
  pages={247-248}
}
THIS year the well-known firm of Thomas Cook and Son celebrate their fiftieth anniversary, and Mr. Fraser Rae has taken the trouble to write the present work in order to mark the occasion. The firm, it seems, had very small beginnings. Its history may be said to date from the day when, in 1841, Mr. Thomas Cook, walking along country road, suddenly reflected that a certain temperance meeting at Loughborough would probably be a brilliant success if a special excursion train could be run between… 
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