76% of Russians have chosen tours with all inclusive meal plan
More than 76% of all booked in 2015 tour packages include meals and services on "all inclusive" system, accordsing to the information of the Russian tour operator TUI.
"Today, all Inclusive is the most popular meal plan on the mass tourism destinations. This system allows clients to save as paying the cost of the tour, tourists can not worry about the cost of food and entertainment, regardless of fluctuations in currencies and other factors ", the press department of TUI reported. A country where all inclusive is most common is Turkey. The share of "all inclusive" packages is 99% of tours booked on thatdestination. In Egypt, the number of all inclusive packages is 89%, in Greece and Bulgaria - about 60%.
The number of tours sold in TUI with all inclusive meal plan has already exceeded the total figure of 2014 (69.5%).
According to a study of preferences of Russian tourists, which GfK carried out in September of the last year, the type of food is one of the most important factors when choosing a hotel. In the survey, more than 70% of the residents of Moscow and Petersburg responded that prefer to book tours with "all inclusive" system. On the second place in popularity is "full board", and on the third - "Half board".
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.