ABTA Magazine – July 2022

ABTA Magazine – July 2022

‘Travel chaos’ headlines do not appear to be deterring the British public from going on holiday this summer, with bookings up 12 per cent in June compared to the same period in 2019. Top-selling destinations are the Canary Islands, Greece and the Balearic Islands. Albania, Luxembourg and Iceland have the highest tourism recovery rate in Europe. And web traffic to the UK’s top 10 cruise lines was 321 per cent higher in May 2022 than in October 2020.

In this issue of ABTA Magazine, we talk to Belize's minister of tourism, Hon. Anthony Mahler, about how the country is working with the UK travel trade to regenerate post-Covid tourism. Then we travel to Lisbon to learn how it's become an eco-travel capital in Europe. Finally, we put our feet up in the Czech Republic and learn all about its ancient spa and wellness culture.

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