Half of Germans do not plan a vacation this summer, while only the 22% intends to travel abroad for tourism, according to a poll presented by ARD……. The TUI Tourism Group, however, believes there should be no concerns about destinations such as Greece, Cyprus, the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands and Croatia.
As pointed out in the poll conducted on behalf of the first channel of the German public ARD TV, the 50% of the Germans states that he does not plan a holiday this year – last year the corresponding figure was under it 25% -, the 31% is planning a holiday in Germany, while in Europe he plans to spend his holidays the 19% and in more distant destinations 3%.
However, TUI leader Friedrich Jussen expressed optimism, noting that the percentage of Germans planning to vacation abroad is about the same 16 million tourists. In an interview with ARD, he even says characteristically, "Although they decided to go on holiday to Germany, again there would be a problem ".
Mr.. At the same time, Jussen emphasizes that "the colonist does not stop at the border" and highlights the importance of securing tourist destinations with specific measures.. "That's why we're working with companies and governments and we're working on plans, to make the holidays safe ", states and states that first priority is given to European countries: "The Canaries, the Balearic Islands, Greece, Cyprus, but Croatia is also in the spotlight. There were very few cases of coronary heart disease. ", emphasizes and adds that TUI is starting its program – limited against 50% – to these destinations as early as mid-June – "It simply came to our notice then, arrangements have been made so that no one should have any worries ", notes.
Answering a viewer's question about what will happen if someone, who bought a holiday package for Greece in August, be confronted with a new wave of pandemic and re-restrictions, the head of TUI clarifies that the company implements a free cancellation policy, while assuring that "it will take care of its customers", as "It takes very seriously its debt to them".