Tenerife top choice this summer with Brit holiday arrivals up 20%

Tenerife top choice this summer with Brit holiday arrivals up 20%

  • British visitors to Tenerife up 20% January – May 2016 (Tenerife Tourism Corporation)
  • Tenerife residents offering a “big warm hug” to British tourists (Tenerife Tourism Corporation)
  • Brits saving a minimum of £100 on holidays to Tenerife (cheap-holidays-tenerife.com)

Boasting 11 hours of sunshine a day, breathtaking natural beauty and some of the world’s warmest waters, it is no wonder that Brits are heading back to their favourite Canary Island for this summer’s getaway.

Latest figures from the Tenerife Tourism Corporation state that British tourism to Tenerife has already jumped an astonishing 20% between January and May this year with a whopping 800,000 Brits visiting the popular holiday destination. In 2015 the island saw over 1.7 million British arrivals with the UK accounting for 34% of the island’s total tourist arrivals.

In response to these latest figures, Tenerife Tourism Corporation travel industry and promotion director, Pia Louw, comments,

“We are very encouraged to see continued growth from the UK market year on year, with average growth of 3.5% for the last five years. The latest figures for the first months of 2016 are also very encouraging and demonstrate that our beloved British visitors recognise that we have so much to offer – from must-visit attractions such as the UNESCO-listed Teide National Park to the latest products including stargazing, sports and luxury tourism.”

The UK’s recent decision to leave the EU has however caused some uncertainty for holidaymakers who are concerned about their travel expenses post the Brexit vote.

In response to Brits’ concerns, the Tenerife Tourism Corporation has just launched #bigwarmhugtravel, a new campaign reassuring the UK that the people of Tenerife are behind Brits regardless of their status in Europe.

The campaign sees Tenerife residents posting images of themselves on social media giving British holidaymakers a “big warm hug” in order to spread their love and support of the island’s largest source market.

Director of Tourism in Tenerife, Alberto Bernabé comments,

“With so many turbulent times in the world and political uncertainty in the UK at the moment, we hope this campaign will show the British people that we are with them no matter what.”

Jodi Beard, herself a Tenerife resident as well as Marketing Director of ATOL and ABTA protected holiday planning specialists, Cheap-Holidays-Tenerife.com, which offer discounted flights to Tenerife and holiday accommodation in the popular southern area of the island is confident that the island will continue to attract British tourists this year. She comments,

“Tenerife is home to award winning beaches, delicious restaurants, friendly and welcoming people as well as the magnificent Mt Teide that recently played host to location scouts for the HBO hit series Game of Thrones. All of these attractions are what bring Brits to Tenerife. It’s the place to be this summer and we are seeing a steady flow of holiday enquiries which we expect will continue throughout the season.”

Flights to the ever popular island can be found for less than £200 with Cheap-Holidays-Tenerife.com offering a variety of attractive holiday packages. Flights and seven nights’ accommodation for two people can be arranged for less than £430. The site also promises to beat the price of any other genuine accommodation-only seven-night holiday by a minimum of £100.

For more information, please visit http://www.cheap-holidays-tenerife.com/ or call Cheap Holidays Tenerife today on 0800 0124 300.


Notes to Editors

Cheap-Holidays-Tenerife.com offers flights from UK airports, and accommodation in the popular tourist resorts of Costa Adeje, Los Cristianos and Playa de las Americas in south Tenerife. Their team scours the web for the most competitive holiday prices on the market… and then beat them*!

The UK and Tenerife-based call centres are staffed by British advisors, all of whom are dedicated specialists in Tenerife holidays. What’s more, their Tenerife-based advisors have lived on the island itself for an average of ten years, which means they have the ultimate first-hand knowledge to offer great advice to travellers!

Now for the serious bit: The discounts available via Cheap-Holidays-Tenerife.com are subject to qualification criteria relating to the traveller(s). Please be sure to read this criteria, which can be found in point 4 of the Terms and Conditions. A holiday consultant will then contact you to arrange a Personal Orientation Meeting during your stay, which will involve showing you how to receive similar discounts on all future holidays (not just to Tenerife).

Of course, no customer travelling with Cheap-Holidays-Tenerife.com is under any obligation whatsoever to accept or to buy any holidays or offers during their Promotional Holiday to Tenerife with Cheap-Holidays-Tenerife.com. However, to qualify for the discounted prices, you’ll still have to meet the qualification criteria mentioned above.

All bookings are subject to availability, and are specific to hotels and/or apartments in these areas of Tenerife.
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