Expert: Turkey will compete with Russian resorts offering low prices for summer season
“Turkey now looks like a competitor for the Russian destinations because the country's tourism industry will make a particular emphasis on the Russian market in 2017 and offer discounts”, -said at a press conference the General director of "Intourist" Victor Topolkaraev on Monday.
"The flight Moscow - Sochi, Moscow - Simferopol in the summer was cost within 10-11 thousand rubles. Including subsidizing of the Turkish Government it is the same money. In addition, today the Turkish hotels provide contracts with discounts of 30-50%. Turkey understands that Europe is not in good demand and the whole emphasis in 2017 will be shifted on our market ", - said V. Topolkaraev.
According to him, the Turkey "all inclusive" tour will cost $ 30-40 per person per day in a 5 stars hotel of good level. "In Sochi, for these money you can buy a good 3 stars hotel on BB bases.
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.