The pandemic of coronavirus infection has cooled the ardor of Britons to travel abroad, today they prefer to spend their summer holidays at home.
According to the AFP news agency, this was behavior was affected not only by the fear of getting infected with COVID-19, but also by a decrease in the purchasing power of British citizens who traditionally prefer Mediterranean beaches for recreation.
"Communicating with customers and booking their holidays shows that many people this year prefer to stay close to their homes," says Derek Jones, head of the British branch of the Swiss travel Agency Kuoni.
According to him, the British "consider trips abroad in the near future too risky."
Press Secretary of the Association of British Travel Agents Sean Tiptonsays that, in the current situation it is expected that British interest in domestic tourism will grow.
The MFA of the United Kingdom is not yet recommended for citizens of the Kingdom abroad.