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Demand for European travel shows signs of recovery

Search volumes for European flights and hotels are skyrocketing

Travel service provider Trip.com has released data showing strong demand for cross-border travel. Compared to pre-summer (1 January to 20 June 2021), search volume for European flights grew by more than 150% in July and continued to rise throughout August.

Searches for hotels have also risen sharply. In August, searches for European hotels rose by an average of 80% compared to the January-June average, with the highest search volume recorded on 9 August, up almost 120% on 2021 pre-summer levels.

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Trip.com group CEO Jane Sun said: “The global travel recovery is underway and we are strengthening our partnerships in local markets to ensure we are best positioned to support recovery and growth, along with the return of domestic and international travel flows.”

For more information, visit www.trip.com

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