Grow bookings for winter holidays on Lake Garda
Lake Garda compared to the summer trend grow Italians, but foreigners are not missed for New Year’s Eve. The Basso Garda is one of the most popular destinations for those seeking a holiday on Lake Garda in winter. Despite the warm sun and daytime temperatures in double digits that refer you to definitely spring settings, on the Brescia side of the lake remains intact the Christmas atmosphere, among the decorations of lights and frenzy of last-minute shopping. Some tourists chose to celebrate, between the walls of the rented holiday home on Lake Garda for the Christmas holidays, others have opted for its typical restaurants (some also starred) reopened in 2016 on the occasion of the last glimpse.
STAYING in the sector of hotel and hospitality sector, it highlights a bit ‘everywhere numbers growing significantly, thanks to the web-promotional campaign implemented by the Tourist Association Lake Garda Lombardy in the previous months, dedicated to those who have planned the winter opening. “Compared to last year – said the director of the Consortium Marco Girardi – is no exaggeration to say that the facilities open during the holidays are 5% more than in 2015, if you take into account the entire segment between Sirmione to Limone the percentage rises to 20%. “
ON THE ORIGIN of the tourists we are seeing a turnaround compared to the summer monopolized by foreigners. During this period, guests are mostly Italian, mostly young couples who have booked in B & B, villas, houses and apartments for rent on Lake Garda located on the coast but also inland location where the vacancy is a bit ‘ more elongated with the ability to go mountain biking, trekking or hiking around the corner from the lake.
In general the whole of Lake Garda was marked by a Christmas with big numbers. The forecasts on tourist inflows were positive Forecasted and insiders explain that the holiday period was an opportunity for many tourists to discover the charm of a holiday on Lake Garda in the winter days. “The trand reservations – explained Fabio Barelli, president of the Consortium hoteliers and restaurateurs of Sirmione – it is in line with that of previous years. From Santo Stefano Epiphany opened about 35% of the hotels, most of which they have sold out riding last year. ” The average stay was a couple of days, but many have decided to take a few moments more to enjoy the Christmas atmosphere and take in the beauty of the area.
Most of the clientele is of Italian origin, but there is also a good percentage of foreigners making traders optimistic about the future. In terms of restaurants more than 50% of the thermal village facilities have opened their doors during the holidays. Similar situation in neighboring Desenzano as confirmed by the President of Hotel Promotion, Marco Polettini: “Is there a good turnout of tourists especially Italians until the New Year. The total number of hotels it will open about twenty. For us it is another opportunity to let us know in the upcoming season. ” “In Desenzano hotels have registered a boom in bookings and tourists have been overwhelmed by an unstoppable urge to shopping in the downtown streets. Sirmione In the New Year has been sold out. And the Manerba mechanical nativity scene has been one of the most visited attractions. “
Desenzano occurred dressed up in bright theatrical productions by the effect projected on the facades of the main buildings. “We have adorned the city so appealing – said Valentino Righetti, Head of Tourism Desenzano – to create another opportunity to visit the historical center. The expectations for the Christmas period are good although the competition is so great and some activities may be penalized.
” Christmas Eve transport on city buses was free, in San Martino there were the craft Christmas market, while the center of Rivoltella was animated by Hearts Ben Nati who offered tastes of sweet, roasted chestnuts, hot chocolate and mulled mulled. And yet, in Sirmione Piazza Carducci he was scheduled live music and mulled wine until two in the morning, the evening of Boxing in Colombare church was scheduled for Christmas Concert Choir of the Grand sirmionese. The peninsula has been set for the entire holiday season the skating rink in the square Montemurro, while in Manerba is the mechanical nativity scene was set up and the market under the tree in the squares Aldo Moro and Garibaldi.
Fonte Bresciaoggi 24 dicembre 2016