ABTO cijfers
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
De Belgen hebben in juli 14% meer vliegvakanties geboekt dan in dezelfde periode vorig jaar, aldus de Association of Belgian Tour Operators (ABTO). Globaal werden er 8,8% meer vakanties geboekt. De populairste bestemmingen bij lastminuteboekers zijn Turkije (+39,2%), Tunesi (+20,6%) , Egypte (+20,5%) en Marokko (+33,8%), waardoor de achterstand na de Arabische omwenteling zo goed als volledig is weggewerkt. Ook Cyprus (+32,6%), Kroati (+29,7%), Malta (+15,9%) en Portugal (+10,3%) doen het ... read_more
New all-time high for outbound trips in 2010 and optimistic outlook for 2011 says IPK International
Friday, March 11, 2011
International tourism recovered strongly in 2010 from the global financial and economic crisis as consumer demand for leisure travel improved. The worldwide number of outbound trips rose 7% last year to 711 million after a 4% drop in 2009, according to preliminary results from IPK International's World Travel Monitor presented at the ITB Berlin Future Day on March 9, 2011. This is a new all-time high record in terms of trips.

The number of overnight stays went up by 5% to 5.7 billion. ... read_more
Cruise Pulse Agent Panel - We need your help
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Your opinion represents that of many other travel agents around the world. Without your input, it would be impossible to "take the pulse" of what is going on in our industry. Please take a minute to complete this survey by Wednesday, March 2nd. It just takes a few clicks.

It is that easy.

For your help, I will randomly draw a winner from all respondents for a $50 cash prize. You can access results of all previous ... read_more