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There is a growing demand for tours to winter Istanbul in Russia
Tour operators record an increase in demand for tours to Istanbul this winter season. Experts pay attention to an increase in the depth of sales of the destination for the New Year holidays up to three months.
Tour operators: demand for New Year's exotic is 15 times higher than for tours in the low season
The desire to spend the New Year on exotic islands is increasing among Russians despite on the economic situation. A lot of hotels offer accommodation for New Year dates on favorable conditions.
Tui Russia terminated a flight program to Sri Lanka
Tui Russia has changed the previously announced flight program to Colombo Airport.
What countries do Russian tourists with children choose for the New Year’s dates?
The tour operator Tui Russia has analyzed the demand for the New Year holidays and compiled a rating of tourist destinations where Russians plan to travel with their children.
Tour operators reported: how the early booking of tours for the winter is going
The rate of early booking of tours for the winter season - 2019/2020 is ahead of last year's figures. The tour operator Tez Tour currently records a 10-15% increase of sales.
Tour operators increase transportation in winter Israel
Israel has set the goal of increasing the number of tourists from Russia to 400 000 in 2019. Since the beginning of the year, the number of guests from Russia has grown by 4%, In accordance with this fact, tour operators increase transportation volumes in Israel.
Flight program to Cuba in winter 2019/2020
The flights to Cuba are planned by 5 main Russian tour operators. They have chosen 6 different airports of Cuba as arrival points for the tourists. This wide spectrum of proposals will be an attractive moment for them. Some programs are planned for the whole year round. The table below shows the details of all the programs published by tour operators till now.
Tui Russia launches charters to Sri Lanka
The second major “charter player” has appeared on the Sri Lankan destination this winter season. The tour operator Tui Russia told details about its charter program for this island and hotel assortment in Sri Lanka.
Brokers informed about the priorities for TO stocks to buy
The pushing news for the poll was the information about Lilia Rodionova - the Russian new investor of Thomas Cook Group. And that was not the only news on the topic this summer. May be thanks to this fact 21% of the poll participants now also want to buy the stocks of this British group of companies.
TUI Russia told about the agreement with AZUR air
Tour operator TUI Russia and the largest charter carrier of the Russian Federation - airline AZUR air, told about the cooperation in the summer season of 2019. The capacities of AZUR air will be extensively used by TUI on 6 destinations, flights are planned from 11 regions of Russia.
Greece: flight programs of tour operators and prices for tours in summer 2019
We are going to speak about the summer plans of all the TOs for summer 2019 in Greece.
TUI Russia announced plans for summer 2019
In 2019 TUI Russia plans to send 1.3 million tourists for holidays, increasing two times its volumes and number of departure regions in comparison with 2018. The charter programs of the tour operator will be carried out from more than 20 cities of Russia. By the end of 2018 TUI Russia had 700 thousand clients. The reality of these plans is also confirmed by the current rates of early booking. As the general director of TUI Russia Taras Demura explained, at the moment the tour operator has already sold up to 30% of the tours for the summer season.
In 2018 TUI Russia plans to send 650 thousand tourists to rest
“TUI Russia tour operator plans to send 650 thousand Russian tourists to rest in the summer season of 2018”, - said the representative of the company.
In 2017 OTI Group, TUI and Anex Tour operators served most of all Russian tourists in Turkey
“OTI Group (the holding which includes the Russian tour operator Coral Travel), TUI group and Anex Tour have served the most volume of Russian tourists in Turkey in 2017”, - reported the local Turizmdatabank portal. In comparison with 2016, TUI has ceded leadership to OTI Group, while Anex Tour rose from the sixth line of the rating to the third.
Tour operators TUI Russia and Mouzenidis Travel have created a joint tourist alliance to send Russians to Greece
“Tour operators TUI Russia and Mouzenidis Travel have created a strategic alliance in order to expand the range of offered programs in Greece”, - representatives of both companies said at a press conference on February 5. "TUI Russia up to now was focused on Crete and Corfu, Mouzenidis Travel has traditionally very strong positions in Northern Greece.
TUI will invest in Russia
TUI Russia and CIS tour operator will open its representative offices in four other regions of the Russian Federation, increase the number of retail stores by one third and almost double the number of offering destinations. The tour operator TUI Russia and the CIS plans to strengthen its positions on the Russian tourism market in the next five years.
TUI Russia Tour Operator has lowered the travel agency commission
Ali Mikailov Director of sales management of TUI Russia said about this on Wednesday, October 4. According to him, the minimum commission from October 2017 will be 7%, the maximum - 11%. He explained this decision with the desire to make the agency's policy of the company as transparent as possible, having canceled the best price and promo tariffs.
In 2017 TUI Russia will send for holidays 3.5 times more tourists
These are the plans presented by the General Director of the tour operator TUI Russia Taras Demura. According to Mr. Demura, this year the tour operator plans to increase its volumes by 3.5 times and send at least 200 thousand Russian tourists to Turkey and 150 thousand to other countries.
Expert: Turkey will become the locomotive of the growth of out coming tourism in 2017
“Turkey will become the locomotive of growth of outcoming tourism market. The tour operator NTK Intourist plans to send more than 500 thousand tourists to this country”, - said the General Director of the company Victor Topolkaraev.
The owner of "Severstal" Alexey Mordashov has increased his share of stocks in TUI Group
Russian investor Alexei Mordashov, the chairman of the board of directors of "Severstal", has expanded his participation in the largest travel company in Europe. Only for the last two weeks the oligarch bought shares in TUI Group in the amount of approximately 24 million Euro.
Mordashov has increased its stake in the joint venture with TUI to 75%
The structure of Alexei Mordashov Severgroup increases stake in a joint venture with TUI Group, which carry the tourist assets in Russia and the CIS. Share of TUI Group in TUI Russia & CIS will fall from 49% to 25%, the share of "Severgroup" will increase from 51% to 75%. At the same time as the report of TUI says, the company will contribute $ 3 million in venture capital. "Severgroup" will contribute $ 17 million and will provide short-term financing in the amount of $ 5.1 million.