Thomas cook reserves still counting decreases
According to data reported up to February 5th, in both cases are in line with the cut ability, something that also happens in the markets of East and Western Europe, where France has the highest weight. There have been a great influence the decline of demand towards the North of Africa. The reserves are found in these markets a 19% below last year, and 28% in particular from the French transmitter.
For the fall of reserves of the United Kingdom and Germany summer stays 1% below the same date in the previous year. In all cases the tour operator has increased prices, something that was not allowed, however in the winter, with declines of 1% in the UK and 5% in the Nordic.
Success of specialized products
However, the fall in reserves occurs in the field of General packages of tour operator, something seen especially well in the British market, where the company offers data disaggregated. in this segment remains a fall of 11% reserves in winter, while the division Specialist & Independent shows a 2% above last year. Similarly, in the summer the generalist business holds a fall of 9%, while for specialized products stocks are 18 per cent above the same date of 2011.
As reported yesterday HOSTELTUR news tourism in reserves of TUI Travel continue without recovering this winter, also TUI is finding the positive side of the figures on the results of its products differentiated and specialized in those reservations do not cease to grow.
On the other hand, also draw attention in the case of Thomas Cook the good results of the airline in Germany, with winter bookings 20% above last year compared with an expansion of the capacity of 19%. In summer bookings are already 4% above, while increased 7% capacity in anticipation of growth in demand.