British holiday home buyers still hot for Europe – despite Brexit

A recent survey from legal firm Spanish Legal Reclaims has revealed that Brexit – even in its current ‘question mark’ form – is not putting buyers off buying a holiday home in leading European countries.

Countries like France, Spain and Italy – always been popular with British buyers – are still doing well.

Of those surveyed, 55% said that Brexit will have no impact on their decision to buy – with 10% actually saying that they were more likely to purchase in Europe now the Britain is to exit the European Union.

Spain remains the most popular destination for British buyers, with 45% saying it was their number one choice, with 37% feeling that France was their first choice and 20% putting Italy as their premier choice.

Tour operator sees Greek bookings rise by 40%

greek-news-beechOne of the most famous holiday tour operators has reportedly seen an increase of 40% in Greek holiday bookings made by UK holiday makers.

This could be excellent news for the soon to be developed Hera Bay Luxury Resort.

Demand this year is also particularly strong for smaller European destinations including Cyprus, Bulgaria, Croatia and Portugal, Cook said.

For the summer, in the UK, amid “a more competitive market to the Spanish Islands”, Cook said its focus remained on selling “higher margin, quality holidays rather than pursuing volume growth”. Continue reading “Tour operator sees Greek bookings rise by 40%”

Samos is top destination for cruise passengers

samosThe beautiful island of Samos is set to become even more popular, with Celestyal Cruises

announcing Samos as a destination in its 3 and 4-day Iconic Aegean itineraries after evaluating more than 85,000 questionnaires.

Celestyal Cruises said that its passengers found Samos, in the northeastern Aegean, as one of the top destinations.
Therefore, as of March 2017, the company will offer passengers the opportunity to visit either Samos or Kusadasi, whilst being on the same cruise. The 3 and 4-day Iconic Aegean itineraries include other destinations such as Piraeus, Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Herakleion and Santorini.
“We continue to bring unique products to the cruise industry,” Celestyal Cruises CEO Kyriakos Anastassiadis said.

See more at: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2017/01/19/celestyal-cruises-samos-is-top-destination-among-cruise-passengers/