Riga and Jurmala are the leaders in the preferences of Russians who choose the Baltic countries for holiday
“Travels to Riga and Jurmala (Latvia) became the most popular destinations for the Russian tourist among the Baltic countries”, - reported the press service of the tour operator Tez Tour. According to the company, the tours of city express format (4 days / 3 nights) and the rest on the Baltic Sea shore in spa-hotels of Jurmala (duration of 7 days / 6 nights). became the most popular tours. The minimum cost of the tourist package starts from 253 Euro per person and includes flight, accommodation, transfers and a sightseeing tour. "The Latvia Hotel’s suggestions of the tour operator had offered since March 1, 2016 as part of the new Company’s development strategy. Sales started right from the first day – the interest to this direction among agencies and tourists is high. Latvia become already the best of the May Day celebrations selling and has took the line in the TOP 10 of the popular tourist destinations. Now days, 70 hotels in Riga and Jurmala, flights of “AirBaltic” and "Aeroflot" airlines are available in the booking system of the company”, - said the tour operator.
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.