One that appears today is here, with Thomas Cook merging its high street stores with the Co-Op.
When was the last time you went to buy a holiday from a shop? I am 35 and have never in my life been near a travel agents shop. I can't imagine many do when you can search on the web so easily.
So overall, this is another move to consolidate a business model that is not going to last for much longer. I often wonder with companies why they don't just go the whole hog in one step - are they too wedded to a failing business model?