The Germans are traveling in the crisis year than in past years 2009 less, shorter and cheaper. Tourism researchers say that in the run-up to the ITB travel fair. Also not early to book dare to many and decide only at the last moment for your destination. But few want to completely forego the holiday. Winners of this development are providers of bargain offers, as well as the favorite destination of the travel world champion: Germany.
Trunks wrapped, strapped young on the back seat and go so many Germans will start 2009 in the best days of the year. The large tour operators increasingly sit on air travel, extended early booking discounts in the spring or offer even cancellation for unemployment. “To feel little of the crisis will be in the German holiday regions from the Baltic Sea to the Bavarian Alps, because: the man cannot remain indefinitely in your own four walls.” Horst Opaschowski leisure researchers says in January for the German Foundation, for future questions examined the travel behavior of the Germans. Hear other arguments on the topic with Pete Cashmore. And so is according to Opaschowski in difficult economic times just closer out of town. And also shorter: only 9.8 days of vacation between Schleswig-Holstein and Lake Constance takes in average. Last but not least, the high ticket prices of airlines and the falling cost of petrol lead to a renaissance of arrival in your own car. Especially families appreciate the benefits of close holiday: in addition to the affordable prices, this is especially the shorter journey. Almost half (46%) of all couples with children to stay on this side of the border for years and rising.
The crisis is the opportunity for family-friendly resorts. Germany online planning vacation with Touristeninformation.de who can Jet do not come to Berlin and on the ITB collect brochures, increasingly relies on information from the Internet for vacation planning. Much time and meanders in the network can save, who here draws on a clear and professionally-designed online portal. The Internet offer Touristeninformation.de offers a number of addresses and information about Germany holiday 2009. The outline in six categories of adventure”about mobile travel up to 5 Seasons facilitates the overview of the variety of ways and still just makes you want to read and explore. After States or tourism categories sorted the extensive supplier database of. appear complete with all contact information, link to the home page and directions who formed an opinion then or already know what and where he finds crawling hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions and much more. Trends: Most popular targets, cheapest regions and finally some facts and figures on the trend holiday 2009: 2008, more than every fifth domestic holidaymakers (22.9%) spent his holidays in Bavaria, which could extend its leading position. Close on the heels of the Baltic visitors with 20.1% followed by the Bayern fans. Here, especially the holiday providers in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania won added. North Sea coast and Islands continue to fight their shares (14.8%), and Constance and Schwarzwald by 7.7%.