Some­thing to look for­ward to

Ahead of the New Year, Jeremy Gates looks at the hol­i­day trends for 2013.

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4. Greece is set for a bounce back, as peo­ple re­dis­cover its trendy bou­tique ho­tels. Spe­cial­ist op­er­a­tor Sunvil Hol­i­days and sis­ter com­pany GIC The Villa Col­lec­tion have lined up a new air­line – Ger­ma­nia – for sum­mer 2013, with old­style crea­ture com­forts such as on­board meals in­cluded in the price.

The flights will cover the is­lands of Corfu, Ke­falo­nia, Skiathos and Crete Samos and Lem­nos and for more in­for­ma­tion, call 020 8758 4722 or visit

5. Eu­ro­zone is back in favour, thanks to the ris­ing strength of ster­ling. A year ago, the pound bought a measly 1.13 euro, but to­day the ex­change rate has risen to 1.24, which Noel Josephides, man­ag­ing di­rec­tor at Sunvil Hol­i­days, be­lieves is a key fac­tor in the 26 per cent year-on-year surge in book­ings for Greece 2013.

Bob Atkin­son, travel ex­pert at Trav­elSu­per­mar­, says: “The beach re­mains king for our hol­i­days with Bri­tons seek­ing out value-led all-in­clu­sive package deals in des­ti­na­tions that we know and trust.”

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