Travel Agencies See an Increase of Overseas Travel During Off Peak Season
A sharp increase of overseas travelers was reported by some travel agencies, this is due to a lot of government employees and State owned staffs postponed their holidays to lend a hand in the Universiade games.
Majority of the travelers were teachers and government officials that decided to delay their holiday for the second half of this year and most have been asking about travel overseas. Travel agencies have been already starting to accept reservations for travel in November just to meet the high demand since the number of travelers is expected to increase 30 percent.
Travel agencies said that their tour groups to Europe for October is almost full, a lot of travelers were lucky to choose to travel on October and November since this two months are considered off peak seasons were majority of hotels and tourist attractions are offering a variety of promotions and much cheaper that usual.
Japan is also a popular destination, since the radiation alert was cancelled and travelers can enjoy and get cheap Japan tours between 3,000 to 5,000 yuan.