Bookings to Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Egypt up as travellers avoid Mexico

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Swine-flu hit Mexico may be off the radar as far as holidays are concerned this summer, but travellers are still planning – and booking – their breaks. Holidays in destinations such as the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Egypt are selling well, according to figures released by TUI Travel, the owner of Thomson Holidays.

Europe’s biggest tour operator, quoted in a report in The Telegraph, says that bookings to the Dominican Republic are up by 19 per cent, Egypt bookings are up by 23 per cent and Jamaica up by 30 per cent.

The strength of the euro, against the pound, is putting a dent in demand for European holidays, but bookings to Egypt and Turkey are up. Both non-Eurozone destinations offer good

Bookings to Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Egypt up as travellers avoid Mexico was last modified: December 19th, 2014 by Oonagh Shiel
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