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Tour operators are increasing the flight program from the regions in Antalya
On January 21, representatives of tour operator companies told about changes in flight programs in Antalya for the summer of 2020. Most travel companies increase the volume of transportation and expand the geography of departures.
Intourist changes its flight program to Dalaman
The tour operator Intourist has expanded the flight program, as well as the geography of cities of departure to Turkish Dalaman. In 2020 the geography of the tour operator’s flights will be expanded to 10 cities.
Russian tourists named the countries they like to return to
Independent Russian travelers named the countries in which they like to return most of all, Turkey was the leader.
Russian tourists bought up tours to ski resorts in Turkey
Russian tourists have bought 80-90% of ski tours to Turkey for the coming winter.
Nordwind Airlines to launch flights from Kaluga to Turkey, Greece and Tunisia in spring
Since April 29, 2020, Nordwind Airlines starts charter flights from Kaluga airport to Antalya (Turkey) and from May 23, 2020 to Heraklion (Greece) and Monastir (Tunisia).
Turkey named the best Russian tour operators
Turkish experts compiled a rating according to the volume of Russian tourists sent by tour operators to the resorts of Antalya for 11 months of 2019.
Leading Destination from Russia in 2019: Turkey is unbeatable, Italy is the second
Turkey has become an almost year-round holiday destination for Russians. By the end of the year the country will host about 6 million Russians.
ATOR announced preliminary results of 2019
ATOR has announced preliminary results of 2019 based on the statistics for the three quarters of this year.
What hotels in Turkey Russians choose for the New Year
The ATOR analytical service has examined the sales statistics of the federal travel agency network “1001 Tours” and found out which hotels in Turkey are most popular for the New Year holidays-2020 and how much the tours cost there. Among the favorites of the Russians are both budget and deluxe hotels.
Russian tourist flow to Turkey approaches 7 million in 2019
Russia remains a source market number one for Turkey: almost 6,7 million people have already arrived from Russia for 10 months of 2019. This is an absolute record in the history of Russian-Turkish tourism.
Resorts of Aegean coast in Turkey show explosive demand
The demand for the Aegean coast among Russians this year has increased significantly and continues to grow. The data of Russian tour operators convincingly indicate a certain diversification of the dynamics of Russian tourist demand of Turkey.
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.
World Tourism Industry is preparing to meet at EMITT
One of the top four tourism exhibitions worldwide, EMITT will host world tourism professionals and holiday consumers for the 24th time in Istanbul at the Tüyap Fair, Convention and Congress Center between January 30 and February 2, 2020. The exhibition will remain committed to its mission of serving as a platform where the new agenda items of the tourism industry are discussed.
The number of Russians in Antalya exceeded the number of Germans
Every third tourist on the beaches of Antalya this year turned out to be a Russian. According to the Office of Culture and Tourism of Antalya, in January-October, 5 414 602 tourists from Russia came in local hotels. In annual terms, the Russian tourist flow to Antalya grew by almost 13%. In total, the number of tourists from Russia over 10 months exceeded the number of tourists from Germany (2,5 million people) and Ukraine (795 thousand people). These countries are on the second and third positions, respectively.
The most popular destinations for the New Year holidays among Russians
The list of popular destinations for winter holidays from Tez Tour includes China, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Thailand, Egypt, Spain, Austria, Italy and Andorra.
The tourist flow from Russia to Turkey has already exceeded the volumes of 2018
For the 9 months of 2019, almost 6 million of Russians visited Turkey, which is a new record for the Russian market. By the number of arrivals, tourist flow from the Russian Federation for three quarters have already exceeded the figures for the whole of 2018.
Who was the best in Turkish sky?
Turkey was the leader of the summer season 2019. And Alexander Ermolaev - Mag.travel commercial director has suggested the colleagues of the closed travel public in social media to vote for the best air company during this summer season. Turkish airlines company was excluded from the start. This poll has caused the heated discussion. Travel experts expressed their attitude to the air carriers - participants of Turkey destination by voting.
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.
October is the summer month now in Turkey
Russian tourists are changing their mind about summer holidays. We used to consider July and August the highest points of summer, but now the high request is stable from May to October. That was the topic of experts’ conversations during the business program of traditional Coral Travel autumn award event-Starway 2019.
Thailand, the UAE and Vietnam became the most popular winter destinations for Russian tourists
Russian tourists most often buy winter tours on early booking program in Thailand, the UAE and Vietnam. Also the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Cuba are among the leading destinations for Russians in the winter season.
In 2020 prices for holidays in Turkey for Russians will remain at the level of this year
According to the predictions, the cost of tours to Turkey for Russian tourists in 2020 will remain at the level of 2019. There are no prerequisites for price increases.
TOP-3 destinations, the leaders of the New Year 2020
Every fourth tour sold in October for the New Year is a tour abroad. Thailand, the UAE and Turkey are the leaders of the New Year 2020.
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.
Overall results: more than 4,7 million Russians visited Antalya for 9 months
For the first 9 months of 2019 the Russian tourist flow to Antalya increased by 15%, every third holidaymaker on the Antalya beaches was from Russia.