An average price for summer tour package to foreign destinations for Russians fell down by 15 – 20 per cent. Interfax informed about that as referred to data from tour operators.
Such trend is a result of price drop on some key destinations, cut of expenses for holidays, and dependence of many foreign resorts on Russian travelers. According to calculations of tour operators, an average check for booked summer tours amounted of 1.147 dollars which is by 22 per cent less in comparison to 2014). An average dollar check diminished the most for tours to Montenegro, Bulgaria, Greece, and Turkey (by 29 – 40 per cent). For Egypt it was stated by 15 per cent.
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.