Travel firms see immediate booking surge for France

Friday, Jan 14, 2022 0

There was an immediate spike in booking to France as borders reopened today for fully-jabbed UK holidaymakers.

Tour operators, ski specialists, and Eurostar reported an immediate surge in interest.

Chris Logan, MD of Crystal Ski said bookings have doubled, while Jet2 saw a ‘sharp and immediate’ increase in bookings to the Alps.

"Our customers are jumping at the chance to get back on the slopes. This is yet more great news for the travel industry," said Jet2 chief Steve Heapy.

Easyjet also saw bookings skyrocket.

"Following the announcement from the French government on lifting the ban on UK tourists, we have seen an initial lift in UK bookings over the coming weeks to our French destinations," it said.

"This will be a huge relief for customers with holidays booked for the next few weeks who have been waiting anxiously for news," ABTA said.

Eurostar said it will ‘continue to increase the frequency of our services in the coming weeks.’


Related News Stories :   Chillimix launches new ad celebrating LGBTQ+ travel     Journese launches new agent incentive with Hilton Hotels     TTC Tour Brands bolsters UK sales team     Brooklyn Travel acquires Irish holiday villa specialist extends Man United partnership to North America     G Adventures restarts Bhutan, Australia and NZ trips  


TravelMole Editorial Team

Editor for TravelMole North America and Asia pacific regions. Ray is a highly experienced (15+ years) skilled journalist and editor predominantly in travel, hospitality and lifestyle working with a huge number of major market-leading brands. He has also cover in-depth news, interviews and features in general business, finance, tech and geopolitical issues for a select few major news outlets and publishers.

Most Read

Webinar: Learn about what is hot in the extraordinary State of Oregon

Nominated for a BritishTravel Award? Here is how to help your chances of winning.

Want something different with a tour of Rome? Then have a look at CarpeDiem Rome...

ITA Airways are expanding, Andrew Bunn UKI and Nordics Manager explains

Pierfrancesco Carino VP International Sales of ITA Airways explains the strategy for the airline

Antigua and Barbuda Update on What’s New in the Hotel Sector

Get a sneak peak at the Antigua and Barbuda’s Vision 2032

Diversity within DMO’s and the European influence - We speak to Destinations International

Western Australia is open for business and we speak to Roger Cook Deputy PM of the state and MOT

Buy Now Pay Later Travel Customers Are Demanding It

Dana Young of Visit Florida turns the tables on Graham as they discuss visiting the Sunshine State

Buy Now Pay Later Travel: Customers are Demanding it

Price Based Country test mode enabled for testing United States (US). You should do tests on private browsing mode. Browse in private with Firefox, Chrome and Safari