easyJet Holidays has seen a spike in demand for trips, with bookings for summer this year up 250 per cent compared to the same time last year.
easyJet has relaunched its holiday business, meaning UK customers can book European hotels together with a flight from the carrier on one platform. easyJet Holidays will offer peak-time holiday availability and more weekend flying than anyone else.
easyJet has announced that Garry Wilson has joined the company as chief executive of its holiday’s business and a member of the airline management board.
easyJet holidays has announced that it will become a major pan-European tour operator through a new partnership with the online travel agency Hotelopia. Six new websites are planned in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Spain, France and the Netherlands as easyJet holidays re-launches itself across the main European countries where the airline has a large presence.
easyJet has confirmed a strategic partnership with Spanish hotel brand, the Paradores de Turismo de España. In the first collaboration of its kind for the hotel group, all of the Paradores, a collection of 94 uniquely individual properties, will now be available to book as air-inclusive short breaks and holidays via the easyJet Holidays website.
Holidaymakers are once again looking at Egypt as a potential holiday destination after its recent troubles. Following Egypt’s move towards democracy, the easyJet Holidays website is reporting a strong increase in sales with traffic continuing to bounce back to pre-revolution interest levels.
Among the exciting new developments from easyJet Holidays for Summer 2012 are city breaks to Reykjavik in Iceland and holidays to Kefalonia as well as departures to a selection of destinations from London Southend Airport.