Tourists ditching Ibiza holidays due to high hotel prices and ‘exclusive image’
HOTEL house owners in Ibiza worry record-breaking vacationer figures are over as a result of the island has priced itself out of the market and gained a fame as an “unique” resort.
The Resort Federation of Ibiza and Formentera says gross sales for July and August are under different years as a result of competitors from different locations and the “modern” picture that the island has cultivated for itself.
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Hoteliers are anxious that gross sales on rooms are down in Ibiza this 12 months after a number of record-breaking years
They consider the primary purpose for the drop in gross sales is excessive costs on the island, coupled with the impression of Brexit and competitors from different rising locations, resembling Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey and Croatia.
Federation vice chairman Juanjo Planells informed Diario de Ibiza: “There [are] nonetheless lots [of hotel rooms] to promote for July and August and that didn’t occur in different years.
“The truth that we’ve got offered the island as an unique vacation spot in recent times goes to have its penalties.
“The European vacationer with a median buying energy is pondering twice earlier than come to the island. Now we’ve got to share extra of the cake.”
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Ibiza has had a number of years of record-breaking figures however resort house owners expect this to vary
Hoteliers anticipate figures due quickly on occupancy for Could, the primary month of the season, to be down on 2017.
“We have to be lifelike, we come from years of breaking data and, as in any financial course of, now it’s regular for a interval of recession to come back. I believe this 12 months we are going to see declines.”
President of the Affiliation of Trip Vacationer Housing in Ibiza and Formentera, José Antonio Llano blamed “the excessive costs of a [fashionable] vacation spot like Ibiza and the competitors of different nations”.
In previous years it has been onerous to seek out automobiles to rent on the island.
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Nonetheless the Enterprise Affiliation of Automobile Rent of Ibiza and Formentera mentioned it additionally fears a decline in individuals hiring motors.
Solar On-line Journey beforehand revealed the households stranded at Ibiza Airport after huge delays sparked by thunderstorms and heavy rain.
Ryanair are additionally warning Brits that they cannot take alcohol onto its flights and should pack all alcohol into baggage that may go into the maintain to fight boozy behaviour on flights to the White Isle.
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