At the moment in the preferences of organized tourists Turkey occupied the first position, where Russia previously was. In addition, the changes took place on the third position, where Tunisia replaced Greece. Such data was provided by analytical department of Tutu.ru service.
The preliminary result is as follows: 40% of all booked trips were for Turkey. Russia is “behind” with 10% and 31% of tourists reserved domestic resorts. Other destinations are significantly behind. For example, Tunisia, who won third place, “deserved” 6% of the booking. Greece is on the fourth position with 5%, while last year Greece was on the third place with 12%.
In general, most of the beach areas show a negative trend - the demand has almost halved, as it can be seen from the example of Greece. The main reason is the prices, as you can see they have increased significantly. The prices of trips has increased - to Abkhazia (+ 16%), to Spain (+ 13%), to Montenegro (+ 9%), to Cyprus (+ 7%), to Italy (+ 7%), to Bulgaria (+ 7%). The prices for package tours in Turkey and Tunisia remained at the same level. Greece, however, fell slightly. Russian resorts went up by a third.
However, now the most budgetary destinations of the summer are Russia and Turkey. A package tour to Turkey costs about 34 thousand Rubles (470 Euros) per person, about 30 thousand (415 Euros) to Russia. Spain is the most expensive in the list of beach destinations - about 59 thousand (815 Euros) and Cyprus 50 thousand (670 Euros).
At the same time, 36% of all bookings of tours belong to 3* hotels. The second place is occupied by four-star hotels - 26%, the third - by “no-star” hotels.
44% of travelers choose an all-inclusive vacation. Over the year, their number increased by a quarter (from 35.1% to 43.7%). Tours on BB basis are on the second place in popularity: 18% of holidaymakers chose them. Another 12% of tourists stopped at the options with breakfast and dinner.