Subscribe to isango! RSS feed
World’s leading site for travel experiences - Tours, Activities, Shows, Excursions and more
Find amazing experiences Book before you go. Local rates. Handpicked suppliers Find out more >>
Home Blog Support Why isango!
call us +44 (0) 870 049 2331
We’re funny (usually), controversial (sometimes) and insightful (always!). Our travel experts share their experiences below in hopes of hearing back from YOU. So read, comment and enjoy!

Holidaymakers still travelling despite credit crunch

The current economic downturn has not significantly affected the number of people going on holiday, an industry expert has said.

While many choose to downgrade their flights, choice of destination, standard of accommodation or even the length of their trip they”re still as keen as ever to take a break, according to Lonely Planet author David Else.

"The actual number of people (young and old) travelling the world or taking a simpler/shorter holiday has not been impacted much," he said.

He suggested travelling was almost a rite of passage for young graduates and those on a career break – "gap years for grown-ups" – looking for "a complete changes from everyday life at home".

The Lonely Planet series was one of the first series of books aimed at young, budget travellers and has grown to become one of the largest publishers in its field, with annual sales of more than six millions books on destinations worldwide.

Active and Adventure – Air Activities – Enjoy an exhilarating helicopter ride over New York or a serene hot air balloon ride over the Australian outback.

Share and Enjoy

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

If you enjoyed this post, please consider to leave a comment or subscribe to the feed and get future articles delivered to your feed reader.

Leave a comment