First, the spiraling cases are occurring during the traditionally quieter winter periods. While ski resorts may face another depreciating season, for larger tour operators like TUI, winter and ski breaks are less important than summer vacations. In a typical year, airlines and tour operators make most of their profits in the summer. More winter bookings mean smaller losses during the leaner period, but it’s really July and August that counts.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/you-might-have-to-trade-ski-season-for-a-summer-getaway/2021/11/26/48e35e20-4e87-11ec-a7b8-9ed28bf23929_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business You may have to trade ski season for a summer vacation