British Airways gives its Top Ten Tips for 2011
Thursday 9, December 2010
The US, Caribbean and Indian Ocean all feature heavily in British Airways’ top ten tips for 2011, but the pride of place goes to North African destination, Marrakech.
Willie Walsh, British Airways’ CEO, said: “The response we’ve had to the launch of routes like the Maldives, Las Vegas and Marrakech has been incredible. We’ve seen destinations in the Caribbean and Indian Ocean becoming even more popular with leisure travellers looking for sun and relaxation. Those after 24-hour cities are heading towards New York, Las Vegas and Japan.”
He added: “Tourism and leisure travel is a crucial focus for us, so growing our holidays business is a major part of our business plan. We’ve already made great progress thanks to the launch of our Dynamic Packaging capability on ba.com, which enables customers to book flights and hotels together and realise substantial savings. Revenue this year is up 55 per cent and there remains a huge opportunity for future growth.”
The airline’s top ten destinations are as follows:
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