Rain, wind and heavy clouds are rarely highlighted as the recipe for the ideal Danish summer, but particularly for one industry is just that: Travel.
Although it is difficult to gauge what motivates people to book a trip, believes the director of the Danish Travel agency Association, Lars Thykier, the last few weeks, the gray filter over Denmark has come the industry ahead.
- I think it is great summer weather. It is exactly what we need. It certainly will not be to the detriment of the us, if the forecasters could promise me three more weeks with the not so good weather, says Lars Thykier to the media.
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He explains that the danes, especially after the southern european holiday destinations at the moment, where countries such as Spain, Italy and Greece beckon. Here, the danes have ago 27. June could travel to without afterwards having in quarantine.
A resolution, already in the weeks leading up beforehand, the danes were to go on ferieshopping – 18. June increased the number of searches to european destinations, for example, with 112 percent of the search engine Momondo.
At Aarhus Charter has also seen a growing interest among the danes, says manager Henrik G. Jensen, DR. According to him, there has the past week been twice as many over the website as normal.
- As organisers we are always happy that it drips a little in Denmark, he says to DR.
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