Sail away

Archer, Jane
April 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);4/3/2009, p46
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the opportunities for the ferry industry in Great Britain. It is stated that due to recession, the British people are opting for domestic holidays which has led to several opportunities for the industry. According to the Passenger Shipping Association, over 1.7 million British took a ferry in January 2009 which is 4.4% more than the same month in 2008. There have been new vessels and offers by ferry operators to attract the customers.


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