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Directline Holidays acts as an agent for Manos Holidays, offering package holidays provided by this popular tour operator at competitive prices.

Who they are

Manos Holidays is a brand owned by Thomas Cook. The company built a solid reputation over 30 years before being acquired by Airtours in 2000. Airtours is also now part of the Thomas Cook Group, which includes other well-known brands like Neilson, Club 18-30, Style holidays, Cresta, Direct Holidays, flythomascook, Thomas Cook Tours and Thomas Cook Cruises. Thomas Cook is a member of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and offers flights and holidays with ATOL financial protection.

What they do

Manos Holidays has long experience of tailoring packages to the needs of groups, couples and single travellers as well as families. They are particularly good when it comes to relaxing beach breaks. The company has built a strong reputation for quality service, specialist knowledge, good customer care and reliable assessments of hotels and resorts.


Manos built their reputation on packages to the Mediterranean. They have always offered a comprehensive choice to Greece, with particular emphasis on islands like Corfu, Crete, Kos and Kefalonia. Manos have also specialised in holidays to Turkey. Exotic destinations beyond Europe have included African resorts in Gambia and Indian Ocean resorts in Goa and the Maldives. Long-haul destinations have included the USA and the Dominican Republic.

Manos Holidays today

An internet search for Manos Holidays will now take you to the main Thomas Cook website. A brief introduction explains that the company is now part of the Thomas Cook Group PLC. The site points out that Manos Holidays has specialist knowledge of Greece. A search for them will take you through to the vast choice of destinations offered by Thomas Cook.