sees 145% flight booking surge from US to UK sees 145% flight booking surge from US to UK

The OTA believes it indicates a "solid rebound in transatlantic travel"

OTA has revealed flight and hotel bookings have from outbound US travellers to the UK and the rest of Europe.

Data from suggests that despite high global inflation, long-haul travel sentiment from US travellers to Europe is improving.

Flight booking data reveals an increase of 145% YoY from the US to the UK, for the first half of this year while flights to Europe have grown by 101% over the same period.

Hotel bookings from the US to Europe have seen a 60% increase with London, Edinburgh and Manchester are the top three most popular destinations for US travellers.

Andy Washington, General Manager EMEA at Group, said: "We are thrilled to witness a 101% growth in flight and 60% in hotel bookings for Europe, indicating a solid rebound in transatlantic travel.

“At Group, we remain committed to offering exceptional service and customised travel solutions via our mobile-first strategy, ensuring our customers, comfort and convenience."