For the school holidays of spring, which begins this Saturday for the area C, the French are going to be divided between the France and the sun destinations. This year and for this period, the booking site lastminute.com recorded an increase in departures of 18% compared to last year. Yet, according to Alain Capestan, director general of the Counter of the travel, even if the reservation rate is changing, "the growth is in lower proportions if we compare before the movement of the yellow vests". However, according to Ana Domenech, director, France lastminute.com , "in terms of the small holiday, the Easter know the largest number of departures at a rate of 15%, followed by all saints with 9%".
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Among the preferred destinations, Tunisia arrives at the top of the rankings for lastminute.com . Only a three hour flight from Paris, this sunny country was already in the lead in the past year. This destination recorded a steady growth in bookings of package, flight and hotel, with a 28% increase since the beginning of the year. According to Ana Domenech, "Tunisia has always been a destination of success, even if there has been a decline in 2015 in response to the events experienced by the country. But bookings have picked up in 2018, with good growth since the beginning of the year 2019". Behind him, the Crete, the Dominican Republic, the Canary islands and the island of Mauritius. Destinations more or less remote, but with one thing in common: a mild, even warm to the distant islands. Tunisia is not the only country in North Africa to please: Egypt or Morocco also attract tourists. Since the beginning of the year, the two countries are, respectively, an increase of bookings by 54% and 30%. Alain Capestan adds that "the situation relaxes after the arab Spring. But also, this is the last time to go there because after it gets too warm. Same for Oman or Jordan".
For the site rental of apartments and houses hometogo.fr New York stands out in the ranking of the most sought-after destinations for the holiday period of Easter, from 5 April to 5 may. The "big apple" is placed in the first position by replacing Amsterdam, number one last year. Its price per night 193€ does not exceed that of London, amounting to 207€. The british capital is not the only city in Europe has to be present in the ranking of the cities most sought after. Rome and Lisbon are also present in seventh and tenth positions. On the website, the overseas departments are: Guadeloupe, Martinique, and the Meeting will follow. Respectively, the average budget per night on each of these islands 83€, 84€ and 76€.
Most surprising, hometogo.fr place in the 6th position of the cities sought-after by tourists in the town of Berck in the Pas-de-Calais. The policy is the subject of a successful enough inatendu (overtaking even Rome and London in the cities the most sought-after) was a success, thanks to the proposed event in his city. Each year there is an edition of the International Meetings of kites, from 6 to 14 April. An activity that seems to attract the crowds.
Finally, after the city and the beach, there is the mountain. The ski resort of Val Thorens is placed in the fifth position of the destinations the most popular spring break. This village, in the domain of the 3 Valleys, is famous for its 2300 meters of altitude and is the resort village, the highest in Europe. The height of its snow-covered slopes helps as well to keep the snow until later in the year, unlike other stations.
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