Troubled travel firm’s customers involved in standoff at resort after manager demands £1,600 fee

Thomas Cook customers in Tunisia have been involved in a stand-off with a hotel owner who barricaded holidaymakers inside a resort due to fears that the struggling holiday firm would not be able to pay bills.

Guests at the Orangers hotel in the coastal town of Hammamet spoke of being locked inside their resort on Saturday until a 6,000TD (£1,680) fee was paid before they were allowed to leave for their flight, or even visit the shops. Those buses that arrived to transport holidaymakers to the airport at Enfidha were turned away by security, Orangers guests told the Guardian.

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