Travel agent reveals bookings to certain places are strained following terror attacks
The holiday giant revealed that while demand from British sun-seekers was robust over the summer, with bookings up 1 per cent, sales were hit hard in Germany and across Continental Europe, tumbling by 9 per cent.
It said bookings were also “significantly down” in Belgium after the terrorist attacks at Brussels airport in March.
But stripping out the impact of sharply lower demand for trips to previously popular destination Turkey, it said bookings surged by 13 per cent over the summer in the UK and were 8 per cent higher overall.
Chief executive Peter Fankhauser insisted travellers still... read more
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