Low-cost passengers switch to ferries

Ranson, Kelly
August 2007
Travel Weekly (UK);8/17/2007, p9
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a report by sector analyst Ferrystat which revealed that the increasing numbers of British holidaymakers are taking the ferry to the continent or between Great Britain and Ireland. The number of British ferry passengers increased by 0.8% to 15.7 million in the six months to June 2007, with the number of cars carried up 3.5%.


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