Anorak News | A Holiday Saga

A Holiday Saga

by | 30th, September 2003

‘IT takes little imagining to think that, given another set of circumstances, Ulrika Jonsson could have embarked on a career as a holiday rep.

Club 58-70 rep

And she yet might, given the news in the Express that travel agent First Choice is advertising for the over-50s to join its happy throng of staff.

It is certainly something for Ulrika to aim for, although the recruitment drive is not based on a need to inject a little older and bolder experience into the general debauchery but to make things a little more respectable.

The company says that, with younger travellers increasingly making bookings over the Internet, it’s time for an older face to sit in the shop and look terminally bored.

And since the shops are warm and dry, old persons should think of it as being paid to sit in the library.

Or a hospital waiting room…’

Posted: 30th, September 2003 | In: Tabloids Comment | TrackBack | Permalink