Travel publishers report sales uptick but warn it may take years to return to normal

Travel publishers report sales uptick but warn it may take years to return to normal

Travel publishers have reported an uptick in sales in recent months as coronavirus restrictions have eased. However many warn it may be “years” until things return to normal, with some pivoting towards popular UK and activity-based guides.  

James Atkinson, brand manager at DK Eyewitness, told The Bookseller the publisher has seen “a much more positive picture” in recent weeks, with more travel guides sold, and a greater spread of destinations. He said: “We're finally seeing key destinations like Italy, France and even New York City starting to move. Interest in our Japan books also starte...

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