MTS started selling air and rail train tickets in its own retail stores
Mobile Telesystems (MTS), one of the three biggest mobile operators in Russia, has started selling tickets for trains and planes in its own retail stores.
Online retailer Ozon, about 11% of which belongs to MTS, became the partner of MTS in this project.
Customers can buy tickets at retail stores of MTS without an extra charge, the representative of MTS Dmitry Solodovnikov said. According to a source close to one of the partners, MTS will work as the sales agent of tourist agencies Ozon.travel (included in Ozon) and to charge them a fee, the amount of which was not specified.
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.