Att’ll do nicely as show boosts African jol­lies


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SIR David At­ten­bor­ough’s TV se­ries Africa has boosted book­ings to the Dark Con­ti­nent.

Sales to Kenya are soar­ing as are trips to Tan­za­nia and Egypt’s Red Sea re­sorts, ac­cord­ing to a long­haul travel trend sur­vey by hol­i­day firm Hayes & Jarvis.

Mau­ri­tius and Mex­ico are also do­ing well but the ef­fect of the UK’s air­port de­par­ture tax has hit book­ings to Bar­ba­dos, St Lu­cia and An­tigua.

The top 10 most pop­u­lar long-haul des­ti­na­tions also in­cludes Viet­nam, which now out­per­forms Thai­land.

The sur­vey also showed that New York – al­ways pop­u­lar with Brits – has re­cov­ered from a book­ings flop last au­tumn fol­low­ing Su­per­storm Sandy.

Other des­ti­na­tions where book­ings are boom­ing in­clude Brazil, Costa Rica, China and Trinidad’s neigh­bour is­land of Tobago.

Hayes & Jarvis said: “The At­ten­bor­ough ef­fect has driven a TV au­di­ence fas­ci­nated by wildlife to Africa.”

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