RetailMeNot.com has just released results of a poll by The Omnibus Company; “Spring Break Travel edition of its Shoppers Trend Report (STR)”, which shows almost 60% of miss out on significant flight, hotel, and car rental savings booking a la carte.
Greece has just brought into effect new rules that will benefit the travel industry there. For cruise lines, new fee schedules will allow businesses greater profit margins, and create new incentives for travelers. Government officials expect increased air traffic, as well as better sale of Greek made goods.
Hungary is emerging as something of a conference tourism hub for Easter Europe. So far this year, the country’s conference attendees are up 76 percent, and growth in the segment is actually better than before the recession. Hungary tourism appears about ready to take off as maybe the first boom tourism economy out of the economic chaos.
2010 travel figures indicate a fairly significant increase in travel outbound from London. But more significantly, inbound travel to Eastern Europe shows phenomenal growth considering the world economic situation. Will emerging Europe out pace the rest of the world in tourism? So far this year, all things considered, it certainly appears so.
Bulgarian officials foresee a great year for Winter sports. With incentives and prices too good to be true, and ski resorts capable of competing with any in the world, Bulgaria’s ski paradise beacons any in search of powder on a budget.