July Agency Sales not as Dismal as June’s: The total invoiced sales of the travel agencies recorded in the TATS Travel Agency Mirror* in July 2020 are minus 82.8 percent compared to the same month last year.
—Billed tourism turnover (or sales) shows a minus number of 75.5 percent in July.
—Air traffic revenue was down 94.6 percent for the month.
—Other sales are minus 73.4 percent.
—The number of tickets was minus 88.5 percent. Sales from the tourism sub-division cruises were minus 76.4 percent in July.
—Viewed cumulatively, the total invoiced travel agency turnover in the months from January to July is minus 69.3 percent.
—Tourism recorded a minus of 64.9 percent.
— Air traffic recorded a minus of 75.1 percent.
—The cruises segment recorded a drop of 55.4 percent.
—Other sales show a minus of 58.1 percent and the number of tickets a minus of 71.4 percent.
—Incoming orders for tourism are minus 117.8 percent compared to the month.
—The tourism order backlog by travel date up to October 2020 is minus 55.8%.
*The ta.ts—or TATS (Travel Agency Technologies and Services) travel agency mirror is widely regarded as a reliable barometer of the tourism industry’s financial health, providing, as it does, up-to-date data on Germany’s travel agency transactions every month.
To see the complete charts for the above numbers, visit https://www.ta-ts.de/reisebuerospiegel/