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GlobalData: UK domestic tourism set for bumper summer

With travellers hesitant towards international travel, demand for domestic holidays in the UK looks set to be unleashed. The roadmap for lockdown easing is progressing at speed and UK-based domestic operators are set to benefit, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Gus Gardner, Associate Travel and Tourism Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “After months […]

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The Greek ministry of Tourism, for Thomas Cook bankruptcy

The financial collapse of the British travel agency Thomas Cook is an unfortunate development for the pan-European tourism industry and, understandably, it affects the Greek market. The Minister of Tourism, Mr. Haris Theocharis and the Deputy Minister, Mr. Manos Consolas are in open communication with all the stakeholders involved in resolving the problems arising from […]

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TUI: “Sunshine Saturdays” are the most popular booking days, in the year

The British call it “Sunshine Saturday”: the first Saturday of the New Year is the day on which TUI in the UK books the most holidays for the whole year. Business in Germany is also very strongly concentrated on Saturdays in January. The German people’s love of travel also seems to be unrestrained in 2018. […]

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Over a million people a day will use this Christmas break to book their next escape

Six and a half million people* predicted to book a holiday before the year is out Holiday makers spend an average of 15 hours and six minutes planning a holiday Spain retains crown as top holiday destination for 2017 All package holidays with flights sold by UK companies must be ATOL protected, ensuring your money […]

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London on the verge of a new occupancy record in 2015

In the third quarter this year, the British capital welcomed 5.2 million international visitors, or 5.9% more than during the same period in 2014. London should end there year 2015 with tourism following a positive trend. The British capital showed a new increase in international arrivals by 5.9% in the third quarter of the year, […]

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Summer visits abroad by UK travellers rise 9.1%

Visits abroad by UK travellers last summer rose by 9.1% to 22.4 million, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics. Spending from overseas trips during the July to September peak period was up by 13.6% to £14.4 billion. The number of holiday trips increased by 8% year-on-year to 15.7 million. Visits to […]

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Corfu: A top contender for family holidays in 2016 for British

Corfu has long been a holiday destination favoured by Europeans and international travelers alike. Be it the vibrant nightlife, great weather and rich history and culture, this Greek island is amongst the top travel destinations in Europe. Despite the Greek financial crisis, the sun shines as usual and visitor numbers climb steadily each year, making […]

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