Tourists seeking for new routes to Gibraltar will be offered six new alternatives from British airports starting the summer of 2018. A British tourism agency specialized in short vacations announced several new charter flights which with departures from small regional airports. Tourism is one of the important economic sectors in Gibraltar and the relation with the UK in this field is a very appreciated one. Those who want to open a company in tourism can rely on our Gibraltar company formation agents.
The British company will operate two flights per week starting with the summer of this year from small airports in Belfast, Exeter, Humberside, Bournemouth, East Midlands and Durham Tees Valley.
The UK represents a good connection point for those traveling to Gibraltar from Europe, especially from the western part of the continent which has no direct connection with the Rock. The flights will be operated in a charter regime two times per week from each airport during July in the beginning. If it turns out successful, the company could expand the period. The midlands will be the new focus of the UK company after the trial period.
This new venture will help both territories to revive local tourism, as there are also many visitors going to the UK, especially for business purposes during the summer months.
If you want to set up a travel agency in Gibraltar, our local consultants can advise you.
According to the Minister for Tourism, Gibraltar relies on tourism, this being one of the most prolific industries and the new cooperation with the UK travel agency will place the Rock in the top ten short break destinations for European travelers. Moreover, the minister hopes Gibraltar will become “UK’s specialist short break operator”. The final details of the agreement are still to be determined before the summer.
Foreign investors can start various businesses in the tourism industry in Gibraltar: from travel agencies, restaurants, small craft shops which sell souvenirs and hotels, the Rock offers immense business opportunities.
For assistance in registering any type of tourism business, please contact our company registration advisors in Gibraltar.