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British travellers ‘now actively avoiding’ Islamic countries as holiday destinations

October 6th, 2015 by admin | Filed under Blog.
  • Terrorist incidents and a migrant conditions directly impacting transport plans
  • 54% certified that a Sousse conflict has put them off engagement anywhere
  • One-third of travellers acknowledge they are confused about where is protected to go
  • In particular, holidaymakers avoiding Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt and Greece 

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Following a militant conflict in Tunisia and a migrant conditions in a Mediterranean, British holidaymakers are apropos increasingly endangered over their personal safety, that is impacting their eagerness to transport overseas.

In fact, 75 per cent of British tourists acknowledge that they now actively avoiding Muslim countries when determining where to conduct this winter.

It appears that normal winter object destinations are being traded in foster of ‘safer’ countries that they ‘would not differently have selected to visit.’

Following a militant conflict during Marhaba beach in Tunisia in Jun 2015, British holidaymakers are heedful to transport to this normal winter object destination

Following a militant conflict during Marhaba beach in Tunisia in Jun 2015, British holidaymakers are heedful to transport to this normal winter object destination

This new investigate comes from Travelzoo in a check of over 2,000 British holidaymakers.

As good as a intolerable 75 per cent surveyed who suggested that they are now actively avoiding Muslim countries, 73 per cent combined that a migrant conditions in Europe has put them off travelling by a Channel Tunnel or by Eurostar.

Over half also certified that a Tunisia militant conflict had put them off formulation or engagement a holiday anywhere abroad.

‘Events this summer have had a poignant impact, during slightest in a brief term, on British consumer’ eagerness to transport abroad,’ pronounced Yegenah Morakabati, an educational in risk and tourism during Bournemouth University.

A new check of 2,000 British travellers found that 75% were actively avoiding Muslim countries, such as Morocco (pictured)

A new check of 2,000 British travellers found that 75% were actively avoiding Muslim countries, such as Morocco (pictured)

The summer's migrant predicament in a Mediterranean (pictured: Kos, Greece) has also impacted Brits holiday plans

The summer’s migrant predicament in a Mediterranean (pictured: Kos, Greece) has also impacted Brits holiday plans

‘What’s transparent from a investigate is that difficulty about where is protected to transport has given approach to fear and British travellers are anticipating it increasingly formidable to rationalize a safest end for a holiday abroad.’

And 54 per cent of those polled reliable such widespread confusion, with one-third of travellers revelation to that they weren’t even wakeful that countries had been put on high warning by a Foreign Commonwealth Office.

The investigate found that UK consumers feel many secure travelling to a Canary Islands, a Caribbean or Australia for winter object this year.

Traditionally renouned destinations that British people are now many fearful of visiting embody Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Greece and Thailand, according to Travelzoo. 

In fact, after a comfortless militant conflict in Jun this year reduction than one per cent of UK tourists polled pronounced they would cruise visiting Tunisia, even if a transport anathema were carried in a subsequent few months.

Instead, British tourists are looking to far-flung destinations such as a Caribbean (pictured) and a Canaries

Instead, British tourists are looking to far-flung destinations such as a Caribbean (pictured) and a Canaries

Louise Hodges, Head of Communications during Travelzoo, said: ‘Its transparent that after a violent year with many high-profile incidents in traveller destinations, reserve and confidence is peerless for British people creation choices about where to transport to for a rest of 2015 and into 2016. Websites such as that of a Foreign Commonwealth Office are now being cited as a place 70 per cent of British consumers would demeanour during when assessing where they competence book. 

‘Winter-sun holidays for British tourists have typically been to a Canaries or North Africa region, where a brief moody time and guaranteed feverishness binds huge appeal. This year looks different, with people revelation us they are actively avoiding North Africa, opting instead for destinations they trust are safer. Islamic countries in sold are causing intensity British visitors concern.’ 

‘While in ubiquitous a enterprise to transport shows no pointer of abating, we are saying changes in a considerations people make when selecting their holiday destination. British tourists right now wish to transport to places they feel are private from a new troubles in a Middle East and tools of Europe, and roughly two-thirds are looking during destinations they would not have deliberate before in a query to find ‘safe’ holiday locations.’


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