Agents to do good business over Royal weekend

Sales are likely to be high as events take place across the UK

Agents throughout the UK anticipate that the royal wedding on Friday will bring a weekend boost to sales. They are using street parties and celebrations in line with the big event to attract new customers. This could increase sales for the summer too as Britain’s profile is raised at a time when customers are starting to think about their coming holidays.
“The pattern we are seeing up to now is a lot of bookings eight weeks prior to departure,” Advantage chief executive John McEwan said, “so we are expecting to see some movement in the market once we get Easter and the wedding celebrations out of the way.” Tui and Thomas Cook will keep their bigger stores open on Friday – a national holiday in the UK – and some agencies will have a “street party atmosphere” inside on Thursday and Friday with decorations and competitions, homemade wedding cake and pink champagne to attract customers.
TTG

x

Check Also

TUI, brand, Q!, result, seasonal loss, Fritz Joussen, Nordics, excursions, activities, stream, finance, accounts, ebita

Tui boosts activities and excursions, improves seasonal loss

The operator wants to raise its turnover and profit from transfers, activities and excursions, calling them a key growth area.

Johan Lundgren, women, pilots, easyjet, salary, wage, cut, Mccall, ITV, airline, management, CEO, equal pay, pay gap

easyJet’s Swedish CEO takes wage cut

Equal pay between men and women is increasingly under scrutiny in large companies.

beach holiday, lowcostholidays, bankrupt, compensation, crowdfund, family

Nordic bookings: blue Mondays or sunshine Saturdays?

When do people in Scandinavia rush to book their holidays?

Moss, Rygge, airport, close, Norway, tax, government, Ryanair, low-cost, future, equity, Jotunfjell, liquidation, vipps

Oslo Rygge: life after death?

Oslo Rygge Airport is a success story with a tragic ending

Aarhus rail carries first passengers

Long-awaited light rail opens for normal service today

Tui helps poor Brits with cut-price hotels

Operator to open lower-cost hotels in Bulgaria and Croatia