M/08/032 – First Choice / Sunshine Cruises

Transaction details

The Proposed acquisition of part of the business of Sunshine Cruises Limited by First Choice Holidays Limited.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday October 7, 2008 Friday, October 24, 2008
Parties Involved Business activities
First Choice Holidays Limited

Wholly-owned subsidiary of TTPLC which is a FTSE 100 company listed on the London Stock Exchange, which is active in the leisure travel sector

Sunshine Cruises Limited

Operates two cruise vessels, the Island Escape and the Island Star

Economic sector Media merger
Tour operator activities No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Saturday, October 18, 2008
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Mr. Ibrahim Bah

Tel: 01-804 5425, email:ib@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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