Market Overview Projects Strong 2012 Tourist Season Along The Gulf Coast


Early booking figures and traffic statistics project 2012 to be a strong year for and tourism along the Gulf Coast.

Destin, FL (PRWEB) January 01, 2012 projects that the 2012 tourist season will be another strong year for the activity booking engine due to early reservations and traffic statistics. The website has received several calls and reservation inquiries this past week for travel dates as late as October of 2012. Market manager, Greg Fisher, says that the reason people are so eager to plan their vacations is due to the improving economy and all of the recent marketing and advertising provided by BP.

“Although the economy is still recovering, the unemployment rate is slowly declining and more people have disposable income to spend on vacations. In addition, the increased advertising from BP to help advertise the Gulf Coast is working. We are getting a lot of calls and inquiries from locations we aren't used to hearing from.” Fisher says. has recently announced that they are expanding in four destinations along the Gulf Coast in 2012 and have confidence that the region will be productive in the next five years. Activity and hotel providers from Panama City Beach to New Orleans can sell their rooms and tickets with simply by contacting a marketing manager.

About TripShock!

TripShock! ® is the one and only travel agency that enables travelers to book tours and activities online directly for the Northern Gulf Coast. TripShock! offers trusted reviews from real travelers, photos, videos and other planning tools to help create the perfect Gulf Coast vacation. TripShock! attracts more than 500,000 visitors annually and partners with over 100 activity and lodging providers from Florida to Louisiana.


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