Published on Friday, January 27, 2012
Paris has crept up the list of Superbreak’s top 10 best selling short break destinations in 2011.
While London, Edinburgh and York have remained in the top three positions, Paris took fourth position, rising four places from the year before.
The Lake District and Amsterdam also climbed up the list this year, while Gatwick and Heathrow slipped down.
Here is the top 10 list for 2011, with 2010 positions in brackets.
1. London (1)
2. Edinburgh (2)
3. York (4)
4. Paris (8)
5. Manchester (7)
6. Amsterdam (9)
7. Lake District (11)
8. Gatwick (3)
9. Heathrow (6)
10. Blackpool (10)
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The recent insolvency of Low Cost Travel Group, one of the large players in the travel industry had a big impact on the travelers, hotels and all related players from both wholesale & retail arms. There were about 27,000 people on a holiday who had booked through the company comprised of a €200 million wholesale arm and €500 million OTA / retail arm.