Tour-operator Cocktail Holidays, specialized in holidays of charter type, circuits, social programs and for seniors, closed the year 2016 with a turnover of EUR 15 million, a growth of 2 percent versus the previous year. For 2017, the company aims to maintain the growth rate from the last years, based on the consolidation of the travel market.
“It was a good year for tourism, despite the bad forecasts and after attacks, events that made us offer new destinations, in the Western Europe and use at maximum the experience from the last 24 years of tourism. The results show us that the tourists trust our brand and the company’s priority will always be to offer safe holidays, with all the taxes included,” said Dan Goicea, manager Cocktail Holidays.
The company served in 2016 over 21,000 tourists , a growth by 5 percent compared with 2015. Most of them preferred destinations such as Greece, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Montenegro and Turkey. The average package with the flight and all the taxes included for Greece was in 2016 EUR 600/person, for Portugal EUR 800/person, for Spain EUR 700/person and for Turkey EUR 650/person.
The circuits organized by Cocktail Holidays in Portugal, Israel, Scandinavia, Thailand, Turkey, Morocco went up last year by 5 percent, the social packages without limit of age went up by 10 percent, while the demand for exotic holidays for Madeira, Zanzibar, Sri Lanka, Thailand were at an average price of EUR 1,760/person, going up by 10 percent.”
The preferred destinations for tourists in 2017 are Greece, Spain and Montenegro, for which Cocktail Holidays scheduled charter flights from Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi and Timisoara, but also Romania, for which the company estimates a higher growth of sales due to the holiday tickets with a value of RON 1,450 for every state employee.