A Thomas Cook staff member looks forlorn while speaking with a passenger following the company’s collapse. Francisco Ubilla / The Associated Press

Skift Take: This week in digital, we take a closer look behind the collapse of Thomas Cook and what the company’s failure to adjust to the changing economy means for the future of packaged vacations. Meanwhile, Southeast Asia’s travel is on the rise thanks to the growth of budget hotels.

— Jasmine Ganaishlal

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