February 1, 2013
has investigated the priorities for British travellers in 2013
• Beach holidays the most popular option for winter and summer fun
• Personal gadgets named must-have holiday accessory as third of kids' holiday with a smart device
After one of the wettest years on record,
December surveys have revealed a general public eager to get away in 2013. Here are the hotly tipped holiday trends for the coming twelve months, showcasing just what it is that Brits consider vitally important on their trips abroad.
Fun in the sun
Top summer and winter holiday destinations reveal people are craving sunny
for 2013 after a damp 2012
are the respective winners, both of which have beautiful Mediterranean coastlines and more than comfortable climates.
, the predicted top long haul destination, is considerably less sunny and sandy but definitely a vibrant and cultural choice. The number two spot went to
which has all four reasons to visit
Contact with home
discovered was that the availability of Wi-Fi in hotels is increasingly important to holidaymakers with over 28% of those surveyed saying it was very important or even vital. Considering the fact that a third of kids now take a smart device away with them, even
need to come with easy access to Wi-Fi as part of the package to keep everyone happy! That's why
has acted to make over 1,000 hotels with Wi-Fi access available in its summer 2013 programme.
More reason to travel