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Thailand winter season starts from sales event
Some tours from Moscow to Thailand on the first flights of the winter flight schedule of tour operators are sold at the cost of air tickets. But in general, the dynamics of loading of the boards for the first half of the winter season is now even higher than in the same period a year earlier.
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 charter programs to UAE for winter
In the winter season 2019/20, tour operators significantly expand flight programs in the UAE. Dubai remains the main destination, flights to which will be operated from 25 cities of Russia. In addition to Dubai, the tours, based on the flights to the airports of Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Ras al-Khaimah, will be offered.
Tez Tour launches charter flights to Egypt
In autumn season the route to Egypt will be offered to Russian tourists by the Latvian airline airBaltic in cooperation with the international tour operator Tez Tour Latvija.
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.
The demand for Hainan increased by 33,8%
The flight programs of tour operators to Hainan are significantly expanded, the demand for this resort has increased up to 338%.
Early booking to Greece 2020 has started earlier than a year ago
Several tour operators in Russia noted the growth of interest to early booking to Greece. Thus Alexander Tsandekidi Mouzenidis Travel TO CEO reported about 700 persons booked for summer season 2020. And that is 20 times more than the same period of the last year. Each year more tourists are booking beforehand to avoid currency, hotel and flight cost changes.
Thai players do not agree with official statistics of decreasing tourist flow from Russia
Thai players do not agree with statistics, according to which the number of tourists traveling to Thailand is declining. In particular, basing on the estimates of the Thai tourism office, in the first six months of this year, the number of tourists from Russia decreased by 3%, but the Kingdom hopes to host 1,5 million people, as last years.
Two-fold increase in air transportation from Russian cities to Hainan
The market will see a two fold increase in air transportation from Russian cities to Hainan in the winter season. At the same time, the volume of reservations from a number of players does not exceed last year's figures. Experts do not exclude that tour operators will have to actively stimulate demand using special offers.
Interest of Russians to Sri Lanka has increased after visa cancellations
The interest of Russian tourists in holidays in Sri Lanka has grown significantly due to lower prices in hotels and the abolition of visas. Tourist flow is recovering from the April attacks on the island.
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.
ATOR named tour operators, sending the largest number of the Russians to Turkey