Packages still in big demand

Taylor, Ian
March 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);3/13/2009, p3
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the findings of a study conducted by Mintel International Group Ltd., on the travel industry. Mintel reports that sales of independent holidays rose from 21.7 million in 2003 to 27.2 million in 2008. It is concluded that the decline of the package holiday has been exaggerated and the market remains huge although it has stagnated compared with an overall rise of 13% in overseas leisure travel since 2003.


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