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Italy rises rapidly in the ranking of preferences of the Russians
For 9 months of this year, Italy showed a significant growth of the number of departures among Russian tourists. In 2019 the destination has increased in volumes by 22,3% for this period.
From January to September Russian tourists made more than 14 million foreign trips
According to the data of the Border Service of the FSB of Russia, from January to September Russians made 14,18 million tourist trips abroad, which is 9,2% more than the same period a year earlier.
Demand for skiing tours in Italy has increased
According to market participants, the volume of sales of ski tours in Italy increased by an average of 15-20% in annual terms. Tour operators see the reasons for this surge in demand both in the changed consumer behavior of Russians and in the expanded assortment of tours.
Tour operators note increased demand for tours in November
In mid-October tour operators named the most popular destinations for the November holidays. At the peak of popularity are Turkey, the UAE, Cyprus, Italy, Israel, Jordan, Sri Lanka and Cuba.
In autumn Russian tourists book tours to Greece, Italy and Turkey
In the autumn the demand for European destinations such as Greece, Italy and Bulgaria has grown. The demand for autumn holidays in 2019 increased by 26% compared to last year.
S7 will open direct flights from Moscow to Milan
S7 Airlines plans to open direct regular flights from Moscow to Milan from December 25, 2019 on the boards of Airbus A320. The flights will begin simultaneously with the start of the ski season.
Intourist announced its own winter charter program in Italy
The tour operator Intourist, a member of the Thomas Cook group, intends to get a large share on the Italian destination in the winter. For the first time, the company launches its own charter flight program to Italy for the winter season 2019/2020. The flights are planned from Moscow to Verona and Rimini.
Anex Tour will launch charter flights to ski resorts in Italy
According to Anex Tour, the winter flight program of the tour operator to the Italian ski resorts will be carried out on the wings of Ural Airlines charter flights. For the first time, Anex Tour takes blocks of seats on these flights.
Flight programs to Italy: when demand meets expectations
Summer 2019, most Russian tour operators do not arrange charter flights to Italy, limiting themselves by blocks of seats on regular flights. Charters, as regular, fly only to Rimini, Calabria, and Sicily. Flight programs start in June and are scheduled mainly till October. In the summer of 2019, tour operators fly to 9 Italian airports. The largest volume of transportation is for the beach of Rimini. In addition to Moscow, the list of regional points of departure includes St. Petersburg (Rimini and Catania) and Ekaterinburg (Rimini).
Tez Tour: Russian tourists book more high-level hotels for autumn
More and more Russian travelers are choosing high-level hotels for the autumn season. This is the conclusion made by the experts of Tez Tour after analysis of bookings on more than 30 destinations for dates from September to mid-October 2019.
Outbound tourist flow from Russia increased by 6.67% in the first half of the year
In January-June 2019, citizens of the Russian Federation made 21 212 095 trips abroad. This is 6.67% more than in the same period of the last year. Turkey became the leader of outbound tourism, Italy is growing rapidly and tourist flow to Thailand has slightly decreased.
Outbound tourist flow in the I quarter of 2019: where did the Russians rest in winter
How did the tourist flow change in popular destinations for the 1 quarter of 2019?
Flight Program from Rostov-on-Don in summer season 2019
International airport Krasnodar named after Ekaterina II has started its history in 1932 when 7 air crafts arrived here for agricultural works. A year later the air base Pashkovskaya was founded. Now the airport is situated 12 km away from the city center. Today it is Krasnodar region airport the 3-d large region of Russian Federation.