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Poles want to go on vacation

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Poles are returning to hotels in holiday resorts more willingly than in the spring of 2020 but business hotels are still waiting for guests.

On February 12th, when the government announced the partial lifting of restriction, hotels were inundated with new bookings and in far higher numbers than after the reopening in May 2020, says JLL. Poland had introduced the most severe restrictions on hotel operations anywhere in Europe and was the only country where even business trips were not allowed.

The St. Valentine’s Day weekend was a massive hit, hotels were under siege the moment they reopened. Guests were not only checking into resorts but also into city hotels. Following that weekend, business returned to what it had been during last year’s holiday season. Hotels in the most popular tourist destinations have no problems with their occupancy rates, especially on weekends but it remains difficult to find guests for city hotels. Tourism demand in Poland has proven to be extremely resilient in these pandemic times.
Agata Janda, Head of Hotel Advisory, JLL

Many tourist hotels have booked up all their available rooms, which is, under the current restrictions, 50 pct of their capacity. Bookings have already been made for Easter, the long May weekend and the summer holidays, as well as reservations for April because guests want to take advantage of the lower prices. According to forecasts from Credit Suisse, the number of international business travellers is expected to drop by 65 pct compared to2019. Some organizations in the travel industry are predicting that the pandemic will permanently reduce demand for business travel by 25-50 pct.

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