The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Tourism: travel agencies are not benefiting from the recovery

2021-09-14T18:44:09.734Z

EXCLUSIVE - Tour operators mainly offering foreign destinations continue to benefit from state aid. If the beautiful summer of tourism in France has delighted many players in the sector, travel agencies and tour operators, they do not see the end of the tunnel before spring 2022. Certainly, nearly a third of their customers left for France this summer, against 18% in 2019. But these companies mainly selling stays abroad, their overall activity plunged. "The French still cannot travel to Asia, th



If the beautiful summer of tourism in France has delighted many players in the sector, travel agencies and tour operators, they do not see the end of the tunnel before spring 2022. Certainly, nearly a third of their customers left for France this summer, against 18% in 2019. But these companies mainly selling stays abroad, their overall activity plunged.

"The French still cannot travel to Asia, the United States and with difficulty in North Africa,"

notes Jean-Pierre Mas, president of Travel Companies, the trade union for the profession.

As long as we do not regain freedom of movement, the sector will not catch up.

The recovery will not be there until March 2022. "

»READ ALSO -

To make matters worse, bookings for the end of the year are undermining their morale.

After a drop of 35% this summer (compared to 2019), they fell by 55% for September, October and November and by 44% for December.

"

These figures will improve, because the French will decide

This article is for subscribers only.

You have 51% left to discover.

To cultivate one's freedom is to cultivate one's curiosity.

Continue reading your article for € 1 the first month

I ENJOY IT

Already subscribed?

Log in

Source: lefigaro

All business articles on 2021-09-14

You may like

Life/Entertain 2021-06-20T23:45:03.625Z

Trends 24h

Business 2021-09-20T18:45:33.519Z

Latest

© Communities 2019 - Privacy