Italy and Spain have appreciated as the most popular destinations of autumn visits in Europe among Russian tourists
Italy and Spain have became the most popular European destinations for Russian tourists in the autumn season of 2016 - the portal "Interfax-Tourism" was reported in the “BSI group” company. "In autumn period the demand to Italy among the Russian tourists increased by 37% in comparison with the same period of the last year, to Spain – by 35%. The list of the other popular European countries includes Hungary, Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic, France, Great Britain, Slovenia, and Austria ", - noted in the company. According to data of the BSI group, the most budget option for the autumn trip became the Czech Republic and Hungary. In autumn the average price for the tour to Czech Republic for 7 nights with accommodation, excursions and flights amounted 29.2 thousand rubles, to Hungary - 32.8 thousand rubles. Austria and France have showed the decline of demand. Interest for tours to Austria among Russian tourists decreased by 18%, to France - by12%.
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.