Let’s take a throwback to 2015. This was the year when the travel and tourism sector took a serious leap forward, with an estimated 20% of consumers anticipating that they would spend more on their summer holidays during the following year.
So even though an estimated 7.3 million Brits decided to stay at home during the winter of 2016, there remains a greater appetite for adventure during the warmer months.
Many of you may well be planning a luxury holiday this summer as you plot an escape from the rigours of everyday life. So, let’s take a look at four of the most alluring destinations in the current market and enable you to make an informed decision.
Arguably the Caribbean’s most popular destination, Barbados offers travellers an affordable, accessible and quintessential summer experience. Not only does it boast a sun-kissed coastline and the type of turquoise waters usually reserved for the world of advertising.
Now is also the ideal time to secure a deal on your late spring or summer trip to Barbados, as before prices begin to rise incrementally over the course of the next six weeks.
The Maldives is a diverse destination that exposes visitors to tropical weather and a number of incredibly beguiling, blue lagoons. Not only this, but luxury holidays to the Maldives from Just Fly Business are also increasingly affordable, particularly as we continue to slash the prices of our business class flights. In this respect, this summer may offer an ideal opportunity to visit the Maldives and experience the jewel in the Indian Ocean.
While Florida remains an exceedingly popular half-term and Easter break destination, it is also ideally suited to longer trips during the summer holidays. Although it is not the most affordable location, it is home to the world’s theme park capital in Orlando and a huge favourite among larger families. You should also have the opportunity to secure several competitive deals to this destination, due to its incredible popularity and the value that it offers.
If you want luxury at an affordable rate, a summer trip to Sri Lanka may be the ideal solution. Arguably offering the best value, tropical beach experience, Sri Lanka combines stunning coastlines and exotic terrain the breath-taking effect. Sri Lanka also exposes you to an incredible cultural heritage and history, which adds a unique dimension to the experience and elevates your summer holiday beyond mere sun-worshipping and tanning.