Siberian Federal District
The major cities of the Siberian Federal District are: Omsk, Tomsk, Krasnoyarsk, and Novosibirsk. It is important to know that Siberian region has its own airline, Siberia Airline (S7).
Population: more than 1 million people
The number of travel agencies: more than 400 agencies (although not more than 100-130 of them areactively working)
Airport: Omsk-Central International Airport
The city is located far from other major cities in Russia, the nearest city is only Tomsk. Omsk region is on the border, so the geography of flights in the region is limited to departures from Omsk and Tomsk. There is also a small number of towns near Omsk with a population less than 40 000 people, whose residents prefer to book tours with departure from Omsk airport. The following tour operators have their representative offices here: Pegas Touristik, Coral Travel, and Tez Tour. There are also local tour operators, who are mainly focused on the organization of tours within Russia and children's camps.
Travel agents from Omsk usually participate in annual workshops, organized twice per year (spring and fall) by two companies, Region Club and TourBusiness.
Population: 500 000
The number of travel agencies: more than 350 agencies i(although about 130 of them are actively working).
Airport: Tomsk International Airport
Tomsk region borders with such cities as Omsk, Kemerovo, Novosibirsk, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District and the Krasnoyarsk Territory. Major regional cities of Tomsk region are: Seversk, Asino and Strezhevoi, the population of which is from 20 000 to 45 000 people. Only the leading tour operators of Russia organize charter flights from Tomsk (till 2014). There are also many local tour operators who are for many years on the market and are focused mainly in organization of children's camps both in Russia and abroad. Due to geographical position of the rehion, clients prefer to book beach and exotic destinations.
Travel agents from Tomsk usually participate in annual workshops, organized twice per year (spring and fall) by two companies, Region Club and TourBusiness.
Population: more than 1.1 million people
The number of travel agencies: more than 500 agencies (about 120-150 of them are actively working)
Airport: Emelyanovo International Airport
Only the leading tour operators of Russia have their representative offices in Krasnoyarsk, there are also local tour operators. The most popular destinations are those which offer beach holidays. There are regular flights from Krasnoyarsk to Moscow, St. Petersburg and other major Russian cities, so tourists from Krasnoyarsk book also tours with departures from Moscow and St. Petersburg. Many foreign airlines offer flights to different destinations with convenient connections via Moscow (for example, Air France). S7 Airline, in cooperation with other international airlines, also offers many foreign destinations with convenient connections. The following small towns are located near Krasnoyarsk: Achinsk, Yeniseisk, Norilsk, Dudinka, whose population is from 18 000 to 90 000 people. There are also travel agencies there who work rather actively.
There is annualy tourism exhibition, Enisey whcih is organized annualy in April. Most of major tour operators prefer to participate there. Travel agents from Omsk also participate in annual workshops, organized twice per year (spring and fall) by two companies, Region Club and TourBusiness.
Population: 3 000 000
The number of travel agencies: more than 700 agencies (not more than 180-200 of them are actively working.
Airport: Tolmachevo International Airport
Almost all major tour operators of Russia have their representative offices in Novosibirsk, there are also local tour operators. The most popular destinations are those which offer beach holidays.
Novosibirsk borders with large cities like Kemerovo, Omsk and Tomsk. The following cities and towns near Novosibirsk are worth to mention: Berdsk and Ob, the tourists from there book tours with departure from the airport of Novosibirsk. Regular flights of Siberia Airline (S7) offer convenient connections to different countries of the world via Moscow.
In Novosibirsk, a tourism echibition TouSib is organized annualy in April by SITT.