Early booking tours to Greece six times more, than in the last year
Despite the returning of Turkey on the Russian tourism market and expected the opening of air traffic with Egypt, Greece in the summer season 2017 will be among the most sought-after holiday’s destinations for Russians. This point of view stated CEO of tour operator "Mouzenidis Travel" Alexander Tsandekidi. According to him, in the 2017 the growth of sales of tours from Russia to Greece season may be from 35% to 50%. According to Alexander Tsandekidi, the favorable forecast for Greece is based on several facts. First, it is the stabilization of the ruble, which allows tourists with more confidence to book tours for the whole summer season. So, “Mouzenidis travel" now has a depth of bookings for Greece already up to August and September. Secondly, it is loyal visa policy: the vast majority of Greek visas now issued for a period of two - three years. According to the Head of "Mouzenidis Travel", the first results of early booking campaign are impressive: the volume of sales now is six times higher, than the same in the period of 2016, and the network of authorized agents of "Mouzenidis travel" has noted a growth in 9 times.
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.