Agents hopeful for summer sales

January 2010
Travel Weekly (UK);1/8/2010, Vol. 5, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that travel agents are optimistic about summer holiday sales, however winter holidays are still not performing well. According to Advantage Travel Centres commercial director Julia Lo Bue-Said, their peak sales declined by 10%. However, the sales of summer 2010 packages increased by 20% for the first week after Christmas. Daniele Broccoli, owner of Britaly Travel, says that he is also optimistic abuot summer sales.


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