Another federal tour operator began to sell tours to Bahrain
Bahrain, the smallest Arab country, offering excellent opportunities for year-round beach holidays, attracts significant Russian tourist flow this winter season.
In December, the tour operator Russian Express also opened package tours to Bahrain. Prices for beach tours in 5* hotels with a flight start from 1 029 Euros per person.
According to the Border Service of the Russian Federation, for the three quarters of 2019, 17 376 Russian citizens visited the country (only direct flights were taken into account), which means an increase in tourist flow by 76% compared to the same period in 2018.
In 2019, Russian tourists have already highly appreciated the possibilities of holidays in Bahrain - this season Bahrain entered the TOP-20 popular destinations for winter beach holidays with very affordable prices.
A number of federal players are already working in the destination, arranging tours on the basis of both charter and regular transportation. This year, tour operators could double the organized tourist flow to Bahrain, which indicates its great potential.
Commenting on the appearance of Bahrain in the assortment, Russian Express emphasizes that this year they are noting an increase of interest in the destination, but, of course, Bahrain needs more active promotion - which is now being done by tour operators together with the representative office for tourism of this country.
Russian Express promotes Bahrain as a beach destination, together with the UAE and other countries of the Arabian Peninsula.
Tourists, in accordance with the practice of Russian Express, mostly choose 5* hotels on BB or HB basis for their holidays in Bahrain. An average duration of holidays is 7 nights.
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.