May 11, 2009 09:00 ET

itravel2000: Which Destination Has the Early Lead in Bookings Since the H1N1 Travel Alert?

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 11, 2009) - With the H1N1 outbreak, many people have changed travel plans and decided to relocate their vacations to Cuba. According to Stuart Morris, VP of Marketing at itravel2000, the company has seen a 29% increase year over year in bookings to Cuba from April 27 - May 6. Specifically, Varadero has seen the majority of these bookings with a 45% increase within the aforementioned dates. "It is encouraging to see that in many instances, people have stuck to their travel commitments but have simply changed their destination."

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