Core markets staying longer, spending more

Tour operators and hoteliers have reported an increase in bookings from core markets, including the UK, US and Europe, with guests booking longer stays and spending more money during their stay, while booking periods have decreased.

Legacy Hotels MD, Paddy Brearley says he has seen an increase in numbers since November last year, but points out that other factors including the end of the Ebola scare, the cricket and the visit of the Chinese President in December may also have contributed.

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Source: Tourism Update