Russians choose Crimea, Sochi, Spain and Montenegro for not organized travel in summer
The service of online bookings Aviasales named the most popular beach destinations for Russians this summer. The service conducted a large-scale study, taking into account 50 thousand bookings for the period from June to September 2017.
“The beach destinations account 43% of all bookings. We studied the main beach destinations in Russia, Europe, in part - in Africa and Middle East, to determine the trends of early bookings", - explained PR-service director of Aviasales Janis Dzenis.
According to the search resource - 38% of bookings are tickets to Simferopol. On the second place is Sochi (18%), the third line is for Anapa (5.4%). In the TOP 5 are two foreign destinations: Spanish Barcelona (5%) and Montenegrin Tivat (4.9%).
In the TOP 10 destinations are Bourgas (Bulgaria), Tel Aviv (Israel), Larnaca (Cyprus), Athens (Greece) and Gelendzhik (Russia).
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.