Thursday, 12 October 2017

MBNA analysis reveals growing UK interest in Central American travel

The face of travel is changing, with new research showing that Central American countries like Costa Rica and Argentina are becoming more popular with UK travellers.

Credit card provider MBNA analysed more than four million transactions from UK customers around the world to build up a picture of how travel habits are changing, with
Central America seeing the highest growth in transactions from travellers since 2014.

Spend analysed included accommodation, restaurants, bars and retail outlets.

Costa Rica, a country known for its stunning beaches, lush jungle and awe-inspiring volcanic landscape, saw the highest growth in spend from UK nationals by 136.12 per cent while the southern Argentina has grown by 66.87 per cent.

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