Cheap all inclusive holidays under fire.
All-inclusive resorts may be being unfairly singled out for damaging local economies, according to new research from the Travel Foundation.
The results of the study were released as the Travel Foundation confirmed that its annual Make Holidays Greener week would this year be extended to a full month in July.
The report, which was carried out in Tenerife, identified eight types of tourists, including ‘eating’s cheating’ people, who spend money only in bars, and ‘budget families’, who spend only on souvenirs.
Monarch is stepping in to fill the void left with the closure of loss-making Bmibaby with plans for a new base at East Midlands airport and expanded services from Birmingham.
The schedule leisure carrier is to open a new base at East Midlands from late summer by launching flights to holiday destinations, including Malaga, Alicante, Palma and Faro.
Monarch will expand operations from Birmingham by adding frequency on existing routes to Malaga, Alicante, Faro, Rome and Palma and start flights to Barcelona.