JATA Independent Surveys
Results for January to March 2010 and Status of Bookings for April to June (Seven Package Tour Travel Agencies)
(Passenger Base: %)
[Actual Results for January to March 2010]
Bookings for all destinations were up on figures from last year for the seven consecutive months upuntil January.Bookings for February were 8.9% down from the previous year. However figures for March were8.5% up.
All Destinations 110.9% (January), 91.1% (February), 108.5% (March)
Bookings for European destinations were up on figures from last year for the eight consecutivemonths up until March.
European Destinations 106.9% (January), 101.2% (February), 124.8% (March)
[Compared with results of the previous year]
[Status of Bookings for April to June 2010]
Bookings in general are relatively slow across all destinations with only June showing signs of a 1.4%increase.
All Destinations 91.5% (April), 85.6% (May), 101.4% (June)
Bookings for May are particularly low with only Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and China showingsigns of positive growth. Although bookings for June reveal a slight recovery, Oceania and Koreaappear to be stuck in their downward trend.
China, host nation of Expo 2010 Shanghai since May this year posted positive figures of 39.6% and115.8% over April and June respectively. However these figures have dropped to an increase of just6.1% in May.
China 139.6% (April), 106.1% (May), 215.8% (June)
[Compared with results for the same period the previous year]