ATOR: half of outgoing tour operators left the market
According to the statement of ATOR, the main reasons are difficult economic situation, reducing of demand for tours and difficulties in obtaining financial guarantee.
The number of tour operators working in the field of outgoing tourism, compared to the 2014 year has been decrease by 50%, according to the statement of the executive director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia Maya Lomidze.
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.