10-Feb-2011 11:44 AM

Canary Islands forecast strong summer as tourists avoid Egypt/Tunisia

Canary Islands Ministry of Tourism estimates up to 300,000 additional visitors could book travel to the destination this coming summer, due to unrest in Egypt and Tunisia (Preferente.com, 09-Feb-2011). Slots reserved by AENA for the summer season in the Canaries have reportedly risen by 7%, while Balearic Islands slots have increased by 6%.