Athens, Greece, February 28, 2018 - Tripsta S.A., the largest and most recognized online travel agency in Southeastern Europe, released today its top travel trends report for 2017. The company closed the year with close to 3 million ticket sales and recorded nearly 740 million in total sales, a 21.23% increase compared to 2016.
The top trends are presented in a video format on the organization’s corporate website. The full report explores topics related to the trends shared below:
• Travelers made the most purchases on May 10th. The average booking total price was €359.46, while the cheapest ticket fare sold was only €1 for a domestic flight in Indonesia.
• Generally, tickets were purchased 40 days prior to the scheduled departure date and travelers spent an average of 12 days on their trip.
• The winter holiday season remains the most popular travel time of the year. December 22nd, 2017 was the recorded date with the busiest airport passenger traffic.
• The top three destinations booked throughout the year are London, Istanbul, and Paris.
Tripsta S.A. experienced a transformative year internally and officially communicated their new purpose, which is to help people find the best way to travel. Philipp Brinkmann, CEO of Tripsta S.A., commented on the outcome of 2017 by saying “after 13 years in business, the past year is one that I am the proudest of. While it has always been our underlying goal to make our mark on the online travel industry, we formally adopted a massive transformative purpose that will help us do so.”
The full report
More information on the travel trends for 2017 is available on Tripsta S.A.’s corporate website or by contacting the marketing team. Previous annual travel trend reports published by Tripsta S.A. can be found here.
About Tripsta S.A. In 2005, two restless entrepreneurs founded a startup in the heart of one of the world’s travel hot spots—Athens, Greece. Initially called travelplanet24, the company quickly grew to become Tripsta S.A. and is now the largest and most recognized online travel agency in Southeastern Europe. Their trusted brands tripsta. airtickets®, and travelplanet24 are preferred by more than two million loyal passengers throughout 40+ global markets. With offices in Athens and Bucharest, a committed team of 300+ passionate professionals help people find the best way to travel.
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