Florida, Italy Top travelers’ list of destinations for 2022

Florida and Italy top travelers’ lists for 2022, but how they plan to get there, where they’ll stay, and for how long varies. TravelAwaits surveyed 1,615 people ages 50 and up about their 2022 travel plans as well as their plans for retirement. Want to peer inside your peers’ minds? We’ve got all the juicy […]

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IPK International: Worldwide huge desire to travel

The findings of a recent survey conducted by IPK International show a renewed increase in people’s travel intentions. Currently, 80 per cent of respondents worldwide are planning international trips over the next 12 months. Sun and beach holidays are in demand, but also city breaks and holidays close to nature. Europeans’ preferred destinations are their […]

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STR: U.K. leading Europe in hotel occupancy recovery

The U.K. continues to lead Europe in hotel occupancy with four straight weeks above 60% in the metric, according to STR data through 18 July. “Demand is almost exclusively leisure-driven as the U.K. has benefitted from a successful vaccination program, a phased reopening and improved travel sentiment overall,” said Thomas Emanuel, STR’s Director. “Other countries […]

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Lybra: The European travel market is finally open for business

Thanks to a general improvement in the health situation, Europe can -albeit, with due caution- begin speaking about a recovery of the travel industry in the region: thanks to the slowdown in infections and the spread of vaccines, European countries are loosening travel restrictions and reopening their borders, according to the Lybra company. In the […]

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Almost 40 percent of the FTI portfolio can already be booked for summer 2021

The tour operator FTI enables a large number of hotels to be booked early, for example for holidays in Egypt, Turkey or the Emirates.  As the worldwide travel warning from the Federal Foreign Office has been extended again, travel planning for the coming weeks and months is currently still subject to major question marks. Many wanderlust […]

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STR: Europe hotel unprecedented performance lows for March 2020

Reflecting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Europe’s hotel industry reported unprecedented performance lows during March 2020, according to data from STR. Euro constant currency, March 2020 vs. March 2019 Occupancy: -61.6% to 26.3% Average daily rate (ADR): -8.1% to EUR96.13 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -64.7% to EUR25.27 The absolute occupancy and RevPAR levels in […]

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COVID-19: Dramatic impact on Italy hotels performance

Over the last week, Italy has become a focal point of the COVID-19 outbreak. The hotel performance impact has been significant when examining preliminary data for regions of the country. Performance declines are more pronounced in Italy in comparison with other countries due to the significant measures being taken by the government to combat the […]

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RYANAIR launches 14 new routes in Greece for Summer 2020

Ryanair, launched its Greek Summer 2020 schedule with 14 new summer routes to destinations such as France, Italy and Germany. With 147 routes in total, this summer schedule will deliver 6.6 million customers p.a. and support 4,950* jobs across Ryanair’s 13 Greek airports. Ryanair’s Greek Summer 2020 schedule will include: 14 new summer routes:       […]

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Ryanair launches 2 new Greek routes to Italy

Ryanair, announced 2 new Greek routes to Italy, with services from Kos to Rome Fiumicino and Rhodes to Catania, both weekly, commencing in July, as part of Ryanair’s extended Greek Summer 2019 schedule. Ryanair’s Kos Summer schedule now includes 2 routes in total, to Berlin Tegel and now Rome Fiumicino, while Ryanair’s Rhodes Summer schedule […]

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RYANAIR launches extra Greek Summer flights

Ryanair launched 6 new Greek routes to Bulgaria, Italy and the UK and added additional flights on 6 other routes as part of its expanded Greece 2019 summer schedule. Ryanair’s extended Greece 2019 schedule will include: Kalamata:           4 new routes: London Stansted (1 wkly), Milan Bergamo (2), Pisa (2) & Sofia (1) Heraklion:           1 […]

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