Holiday bookings stalled
UK and German tour operators, as well as hoteliers in Mallorca are concerned about the effects that the new variant of the pandemic, Omicron, made on the entire campaign for the holiday sale for next summer. Paralysis seems absolute and normalcy is not expected to return until February.
âThe early booking discounts have disappeared because the market is not moving. stop is absolute and the UK market, which is now launching its big summer sale campaign, is completely crippled by the negative impact of the new variant of the pandemic, “say tour operators and employers ABTA.
Tour operators say promotional and incentive campaigns in UK and German markets are of no use and we have to wait and see how the pandemic and restrictions in Germany, UK, France, Netherlands , in Italy and in the Center European countries are changing. Budget airlines including Ryanair, EasyJet, Condor and Eurowings, which are currently in the midst of the Christmas sales campaign, according to agencies and online portals, have also been affected.
The entire European and Balearic tourism industry is awaiting what may happen in the coming weeks, as well as the development of contagion levels in all countries.