Posts Tagged ‘ Canaries ’

Half of us still to decide on a summer holiday

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

According to research for the travel trade show, World Travel Market, about 13 million people are yet to book their summer holiday.



Too many visit Spain

Jul 24th, 2015 | By
Lanzarote

Last weekend, the Spanish newspaper, El Pais, carried interviews with a few influential tourism heads suggesting that they want to cap the number of visitors visiting their destinations.



The Easter getaway is upon us

Apr 3rd, 2015 | By

Starting today, some 1.8 million people will be leaving the UK for an Easter break with who knows how many taking to the roads for domestic breaks.



Holiday Choices for 2011

Feb 21st, 2011 | By

Back last autumn you would probably expect that Egypt and maybe Tunisia would have been hot spots for tourist bookings this year. After the removal of the Tunisian president in January, it was to be expected that there would be a downturn in bookings at least until things had stabilised. The same could be said about Egypt. But as the disruption continues in North Africa and the Middle East, will, tourists be deterred from going to the whole area?



More Brits Return to Canary Isles and Mexico

Oct 3rd, 2010 | By

After all the stories about the impact of the euro and how it was reducing the number of us holidaying in the euro countries comes the news that it looks as though visits to the Canaries have bounced back by a staggering amount. In Lanzarote visits are up by a third over 2009 and holidays to Gran Canaria and Tenerife are up as well. Some are saying that numbers are nearly back to those pre-recession days. In July alone 450,554 of us just went to Tenerife



The Christmas Getaway Begins

Dec 18th, 2009 | By

Around here the schools have just broken up and kids are everywhere. But so are cars heavily laden with luggage so it is obvious that some people are leaving tonight for the Christmas break. Maybe they are all trying to travel before even more snow comes over the weekend.

ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents) claims that today and next Wednesday will be two busiest days on the roads or at railway stations, airports and ferry terminals as people make the way off for the break. They estimate that 3 million us will be heading away of the Christmas period. This number is about the same as last year so our appetite for a break seems as strong as ever