2021-02-23

Hours after the UK announced plans to unblock holiday travel bookings soared six times

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China News Service, February 23, reported a comprehensive report that after British Prime Minister Johnson proposed a four-phase unblocking plan on the 22nd, summer holiday travel bookings surged by 600%, which has caused airlines and travel operators that have been hit hard by the epidemic to reopen. I kindled hope.

Hours after the UK announced plans to unblock holiday travel bookings soared six times

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p > Johnson said that domestic travel in the UK may resume as early as April 12, and overseas travel may resume on May 17.

EasyJet’s chief executive Long Glen said: “We have been seeing demand for tourism being suppressed. The surge in bookings shows that the government’s plan to reopen tourism is exactly what British consumers have been waiting for… Compared with last week, flight demand increased by 337%, vacation demand increased by 630%, and beach destinations were the most popular this summer.” The resort company TUI UK said that its holiday bookings increased by 500%.

It is reported that the most popular beach resorts are Malaga, Alicante and Palma in Majorca in Spain, Faro in Portugal and Crete in Greece, etc., with the most bookings The month is August, followed by July and September.

EasyJet also emphasized that it is allowed to change the itinerary, so people can book tickets with “confidence.”