- Travel agencies begin to resume their activity as the country progresses in the de-escalation process.
- Halcón Viajes and Viajes Ecuador will serve their clients again, with the opening of more than 300 stores starting next Monday, June 8.
- Before them Viajes El Corte Inglés, VIajes Carrefour or Viajes Eroski had already raised the blind in their delegations present in territories in phase 2.
- The brands of the Globalia group consider that this season destinations such as the Canary Islands, to a lesser extent the Balearics and the interior cultural circuits will be the destinations that will work best.
- As for the trips abroad, sources close to the company estimate that they will not arrive until mid-July, and they see in the Caribbean and the European capitals the trips that will work best.
- To resume activity, the Globalia group offers a series of promotions in its Door Opening campaign in island and coastal destinations.
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With vacations around the corner and the country advancing in the de-escalation process, the travel agencies begin to resume their activity.
its opening is allowed from phase 1, reached on May 11 in a large part of the country’s territories and provinces. Despite this, the majority of businesses in this sector have remained with the shutter lowered, pending less mobility restrictions.
From next monday, 52% of the Spanish population will debut phase 3, while Madrid, the Barcelona metropolitan area and the provincial capitals of Castilla y León will go on to phase 2.
Coinciding with this increase in the mobility of citizens, Halcón Viajes and Viajes Ecuador will serve their clients again, with the opening of more than 300 stores starting next Monday, June 8.
Viajes El Corte Inglés and Viajes Carrefour resumed their activity weeks befores. Specifically, some of the delegations in their shopping malls reopen their doors last May 25 in the territories that were advancing to phase 2, as collected Preferential.
For his part Viajes Eroski began its reopening process last June 1 at 60 stores of the 151 stores it has in Spain.
As for Ávolines and Nautalia, the return to activity throughout the territory is scheduled for June 15, as disclosed Preferential.
Revitalization of national tourism with the focus on the islands
In the final phase, which at the earliest It will not arrive until June 22, you can travel throughout the Spanish territory.
This suggests that national tourism will be one of the big bets for this summer season, and therefore will bet on the reopening campaign of Halcón Viajes y Viajes Ecuador, how could you know Business Insider Spain.
“What you are seeing is a clear revival in the area of islands, what is being Canary is working very wellBalearic Islands somewhat less but also, so we intend to promote that, “say sources close to the company.
Also interesting is the part of the cultural circuits. “We believe there is a trend that is going to be within the national tourism go to those types of destinations“sources close to the company affirm.
For this reason, as part of the Open Doors reactivation campaign, the group’s delegations Globalia have prepared a series of promotions designed to encourage these destinations most in demand with “discounts that will reach up to 8%, depending on the products” reserved.
Among the promotions that allow to know, both travel agencies will offer in islands and coasts Travel packages that include spending 8 days and 7 nights in tourist apartments from 199 euros or from 299 euros if you decide to stay in 4-star hotels. Regarding cultural circuits, the 8-day and 7-night tour is placed at 339 euros.
Travel abroad will arrive from July 15
The Trips abroad they will have to wait for the moment. As confirmed by the sources consulted, it is not something that is raised in the reopening of travel agencies.
Still they hope that as the summer progresses the chances of crossing the border multiply. Although this will always depend on start of flight operations, a revival that “not expected until mid-July”, they suppose.
“If there is a product, we will sell it,” affirmed the sources consulted.
In this regard, the forecasts for foreign destinations are set in Europe and the Caribbean.
“From July 15 international traffic to the Caribbean resumes a little and super important European cities where there will also be a lot of demand, “they trust.
Many countries of the European territory have already made known their intention to allow foreigners to enter this summer. One of the first to do so will be Iceland, which from next June 15 will begin to receive international visitors. Italy, Croatia or Greece are other countries that They have been reluctant to give up on the arrival of tourists from abroad.
To avoid fear of clients, both agencies will allow all reservations made before July 15 to have no cancellation fee until a few days before departure.
As the sources consulted acknowledge “seldom has the industry been so willing to change your flights and trips without commitment. ”