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|Posted By: DAC|
| Obviously it wont just be Cypriot tourism that affected by this, but this news comes about at the same time that Thomas Cook are threatening to pull out of the Canaries amidst accusations that Ryan Air are being paid subsidies to increase flights to the Islands, when they're not. They've [Thomas Cook] also said that this year they intend to increase capacity to both Egypt and Turkey. |
So although the GBP may have regained a bit of ground on the Euro like last year, this year will be another year whereby the high spending Brits will either be avoiding the Euro zone or spending their holidays in the UK.
Which is something that is constantly brought to our attention by our caravan customers when they are nearly all telling us that yet agai, they are struggling to book pitches at their favourite sites.
Oh well, at least the beaches wont be to full and the service in the restaurants should be quicker than normal....
Camping bookings soar amid forecasts of hot summer
Camping holidays are enjoying a resurgence as Britons turn their backs on expensive hotels and airport delays, new figures suggest.
Despite the economic recovery, growing numbers of people are planning to enjoy a "staycation" in the British countryside this summer rather than fork out on trips abroad.
Retailers report that sales of camping equipment are running at double last year's levels, while the Camping and Caravanning Club said that advance bookings for pitches at sites in the UK were already up 16 per cent on 2009.
Many families who swapped their foreign holidays for no-frills camping trips during the recession are returning again this year having developed a taste for the great outdoors, according to site operators.
Analysts said that the popularity of camping holidays in Britain was being driven by the low value of the pound and disillusionment with air travel, amid the Read more here...