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European Tourism: Trends & Prospects

May 24, 2021

Lockdowns have persisted into 2021 as COVID-19 infection rates surge in some countries despite the vaccination rollout. Prospects for the summer season are mixed. While Europe works to overcome hurdles relating to vaccine side effects and supply shortages, innoculation programmes are still expected to accelerate over the summer, bringing down COVID-19 cases and raising hopes of easing restrictions.

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BENTOURS

Founded in 1978 and celebrating 40 years of travel in 2018, BENTOURS (part of the Cox & Kings global group) is an innovative travel tour operator and wholesaler. We offer a broad range of touring options in Scandinavia, Russia, the Baltic States, Iceland, Greenland, the Arctic, Antarctica and South America. From light adventure tours to laid-back cruises, exclusive coach tours, iconic rail journeys and amazing self-drive holidays - BENTOURS is proud to offer a travel package for everyone. We are constantly refining our products and seeking out exciting new destinations and activities to give our customers the best possible travel experience. We pride ourselves on our flexibility and are happy to tailor products to suit our clients’ needs.

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Small Numbers Of Frequent Flyers Dominate Air Travel

Infographic | April 11, 2021

New research by climate campaign group Possible, which was published by the BBC, has found that a small number of frequent flyers dominated air travel before the pandemic with the vast majority only traveling domestically. In the United States for example, just 12 perent of people take 66 percent of all flights. That trend is also evident in other developed countries such as the United Kingdom where 15 percent of people take 70 percent of flights. Calls are growing from environmental groups for the implementation of a Frequent Flyer Levy which is a tax that increases the more a person flies each year.

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A simple COVID-19 testing model for travel

Infographic | June 3, 2021

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt across the globe. Governments across the world during 2020 and into 2021 have quite rightly sought to minimise the loss of life through lockdowns of various types. This has had the desired effect and has reduced infection rates and mortality. From the start of 2021 we have seen the much-anticipated large-scale roll-out of vaccines which is now signaling the possible return to normality at least for some parts of the World. However, a great deal of uncertainty remains, for example how COVID-19 will develop, and we have seen mutations with the emergence of the Brazil, South African, Kent and Indian variants. The real risk is that one of these variants impact on the immunity inferred by either previous infection or by vaccines.

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How Virtual Reality can Transform the Travel Industry (VR in Travel )

Infographic | January 21, 2020

Virtual Reality as a technology has existed for a while now, but it has evolved significantly lately and its applications in travel are only being realized now. It is touted as one of the hottest emerging technologies in tourism, and offers tremendous potential for travel agencies, DMCs, hotels and airlines. We created this short infographic highlighting the major benefits it provides both consumers and travel marketers. If you like it, do share it with your friends/colleagues.

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Make bold moves with intelligent travel operations

Infographic | September 5, 2021

Travelers are returning. But their behaviors, expectations and values are very different. Travel companies no longer have the luxury of keeping enterprise operations as they have been for years. Imagine if every member of your team had both customer and operations data at their fingertips to transform the customer experience without adding any additional cost? That future is coming. To make bold moves and drive improvements—at the right cost, travel players need to improve their operations to become future-ready.

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The 8 online travel trends to watch in 2020

Infographic | December 17, 2019

Take a glimpse at the top trends that will dominate online travel in the year ahead.

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Covid-19 travel restrictions from third countries

Infographic | August 6, 2021

EU Countries have agreed on a common approach to temporary restrictions on travel into EU and the possible lifting of such restrictions. Essential Travellers should always be allowed to travel inti the EU, independently of where they come from. All Persons who are travelling from any third country for an essential or non essential reason should have tested negative in a PCR test taken at the earliest 72 hours before.

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Spotlight

BENTOURS

Founded in 1978 and celebrating 40 years of travel in 2018, BENTOURS (part of the Cox & Kings global group) is an innovative travel tour operator and wholesaler. We offer a broad range of touring options in Scandinavia, Russia, the Baltic States, Iceland, Greenland, the Arctic, Antarctica and South America. From light adventure tours to laid-back cruises, exclusive coach tours, iconic rail journeys and amazing self-drive holidays - BENTOURS is proud to offer a travel package for everyone. We are constantly refining our products and seeking out exciting new destinations and activities to give our customers the best possible travel experience. We pride ourselves on our flexibility and are happy to tailor products to suit our clients’ needs.

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