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Russians choose Crimea, Sochi, Spain and Montenegro for not organized travel in summer

Create: 04/18/2017 - 11:55

The service of online bookings Aviasales named the most popular beach destinations for Russians this summer. The service conducted a large-scale study, taking into account 50 thousand bookings for the period from June to September 2017.

“The beach destinations account 43% of all bookings. We studied the main beach destinations in Russia, Europe, in part - in Africa and Middle East, to determine the trends of early bookings", - explained PR-service director of Aviasales Janis Dzenis.

According to the search resource - 38% of bookings are tickets to Simferopol. On the second place is Sochi (18%), the third line is for Anapa (5.4%). In the TOP 5 are two foreign destinations: Spanish Barcelona (5%) and Montenegrin Tivat (4.9%).

In the TOP 10 destinations are Bourgas (Bulgaria), Tel Aviv (Israel), Larnaca (Cyprus), Athens (Greece) and Gelendzhik (Russia).


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