The most popular holiday destinations
The most popular holiday destination for British tourists is the Mediterranean Bowl. In the package holiday market led by Spain; France and Italy take the lead overall. Turkey and Greece follow them. Around 40 million tourists from England were going to these countries. In the pandemic, this figure has decreased to 12 million. In 2021, it approached 14 million.
The effect of the pandemic and its aftermath
In the market, Spain, France, Italy receive 10-12 million tourists per country, and Turkey and Greece receive 2.5-3 million tourists per country. In the year after the pandemic, the block of Spain, France, Italy decreased to 3-4 million, and the block of Turkey and Greece to 0.5-1 million tourists. Greece recovered more than 22% of its loss in the pandemic, while Spain regained 7.7% and France 12%.
Tourist losses and gains from the UK market, Millions
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