Economy / Tourism. Portugal bookings are up 600% after the UK travel traffic light was announced
Madrid, 11 (Europe Press)
Bookings to Faro and Madeira in Portugal increased by more than 600% in the 24 hours after the UK announced the green list, and more than 1,300% compared to the same period a week ago, according to Jet2.com and Jet2holidays. data.
The increase in reservations comes after the announcement of the UK travel traffic light in which Portugal is on the green list. Last Friday, the British state revealed a color scheme that will start working on May 17 at the earliest, and will distinguish different countries based on the spread of Covid-19, with standards that maintain commitment to conducting tests before and after its arrival on British soil in any cases.
Según el director general de Jet2.com y Jet2holidays, Steve Heapy, “llevan tiempo observando una enorme demanda acumulada por parte de los turistas, y esta avalancha de reservas a Portugal demuestra lo dispuesta que está la gente alejarse de la triste alza escapar para Sun”.
The companies will operate to Faro from their 10 UK bases this summer, with flights and vacations to Madeira from nine bases in the UK state. Airlines have indicated that they will resume flights and holidays on June 24.
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