Found 10 posts tagged with ‘bookings’.

Spike in Greek holidays due to the Euro

Spike in Greek holidays due to the Euro

Jun 28th, 2012 Posted in News | Read the full story

A combination of the coming summer and flailing Euro has led to record bookings for holidays in Greece, say Calum MacDonald, Marketing Manager at Holiday Hypermarket: "It's incredibly affordable to travel in the Eurozone at the moment, and that includes prime destinations such as Corfu, Rhodes and Crete that are ...

Season 2012 bookings already started

Oct 22nd, 2011 Posted in News | Read the full story

Travel operators are expecting high demand for Greece in summer 2012. One cruise operator has already seen an 80% jump in bookings for Greek itineraries, according to travel industry magazine Travel Weekly. Fotis Lambrianides, Commercial Director of Olympic Airways, says the airline has seen a significant increase in flight bookings ...

Swedish tourists head to Greece

Jun 17th, 2011 Posted in News | Read the full story

Swedish travel companies Ving and Fritidsresor have both reported a 10 percent increase in bookings to Greece this summer compared to last year. "We've seen a huge interest in Greece ahead of this summer," Ving spokesperson Magdalena Öhrn told the TT news agency. Greece's economic crisis has done little to ...

2011 summer holidays season bookings increase

Jan 26th, 2011 Posted in News | Read the full story

In an interview to the local newspaper "Rodiaki", the president of the Rhodes Hotels Association, Mr. Vassilis Minaidis expressed optimism regarding the upcoming summer holidays season. According to Mr. Minaidis, an increase of about 10% in hotel bookings is expected for the 2011 season.

PwC on recent travel agents collapse

Aug 23rd, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

PwC partner Ian Oakley-Smith commented on the recent Kiss Flights collapse that "No-one expected" the budget holiday operator to fall into administration at the height of the holiday season. All recent travel operators that collapsed like Goldtrail, Sun4U and Kiss Flights, work off low margins and emergency reserves which ...

TUI and Thomas Cook soft sales

Aug 17th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

Thomas Cook, Europe's second biggest travel firm, announced that revenue fell 9% in the three months to June 30, blaming the uncertain economic environment, the impact of the volcanic ash, the World Cup and the good weather in the UK. TUI Travel, owner of Thomas Cook and Europe's largest travel ...

Last minute bookings increase

Jun 25th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to, last minute holidays to Rhodes and Crete have been incredibly popular this year, showing a 27% increase in bookings since last year. The traditional British holiday favourites remain strong despite the recession and the poor exchange rates due to the fact that there are great value offers ...

XL airlines grounded

Sep 12th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

XL Leisure Group, UK's 3rd largest package holiday firm, has filed for administration, leaving thousands of holiday makers in chaos. UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said that they estimate that 85.000 people could be left stranded abroad and about 200.000 have made advance bookings with the company. If you are ...

Mamma Mia!

Jul 17th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

"If you haven't booked your summer holiday yet, the chances are you may end up plumping for a trip to Greece after the success of hit movie musical Mamma Mia! has led to a surge in summer holiday bookings to the country...", reports Marie Claire.

Bookings for the 2008 holiday season in high swing

Feb 3rd, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

It's only February, but the 2008 booking season is well under way for travel during the sultry summertime. Greek villa rentals are so popular from May to September that most travel specialists recommend reserving your favorite spot at least four to five months in advance., a site offering a ...