The Jordan Tourism Board is delighted to announce fantastic results for UK visitor numbers in 2009 and even more positive results for the first month of 2010.
Sunny Spain is no longer growing in popularity, whilst the USA and Egypt should be preparing for more and more tourists, according to new statistics from the UK’s fastest growing online independent travel agent.
A challenge for the travel industry: 22% of the German population would like to meet local people on holidays in developing and newly industrialised countries. That is almost 14 million Germans aged 14 and over.
The travel industry has a pretty good handle on many aspects of its marketplace.
Eighty-eight per cent of tourists would not return to the same hotel where they had contracted an illness or had an accident.
The reversal of the Met Office’s prediction from a “barbecue summer” to a summer of “near or above average rainfall” could trigger a late rush for sun, travel search site Skyscanner reports.
The leisure travel industry is about to boom thanks to the Baby Boomers coming of age and having more free time and the desire to travel, according to Lauraday Kelley, CTC, MCC, vice president Education & Training for Vacation.com.
The trend for booking travel and holidays online continues to rise and themajor travel groups are reporting double-digit growth figures in passengernumbers.