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Russian tourist flow to the Maldives exceeded pre-crisis level
In January-September 2019, 58 306 Russian tourists visited the Maldives, which is 14,1% more than for the three quarters of 2018. Taking into account the high demand for the winter season, the Maldives at the end of the year can set a historical record for Russian tourist flow.
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.
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.
More flights will fly to Barcelona in winter
The volume of winter transportation to Barcelona this year increased a little compared to last year. The growth amounted to about 150 seats per week, or 15–20%. With such volumes of transportation any changes in flight programs are not expected, as the demand for the destination has grown slightly.
Experts estimated prospects of expanding transportation to Slovenia
Aeroflot Airlines intends to increase the frequency of flights to Ljubljana from 7 to 14 times. Experts believe that such an increase of flights is not profitable.
Tour operators significantly expand their assortment in Armenia
This winter season Armenia promises to become one of the fastest growing destinations on the Russian market. Against the background of a rapid decline of the Russian tourist flow to Georgia, large tour operators significantly expand their assortment in Armenia, offering new resorts and types of holidays in this country.
Intourist has opened an early booking of ski tours in Bulgaria
The tour operator Intourist has opened an early booking of ski tours in Bulgaria. Until the end of November discounts for accommodation here reach 20-25%.
A new player has appeared on the Japanese destination
The tour operator Ics Travel Group has opened sales of package tours to Japan. In September, a tour to Japan will cost for Russians from 146 thousand Rubles (2 021 Euros) for two persons with flight.
Aeroflot again cancels flights to Sri Lanka
Aeroflot Airlines has notified partners about the cancellation of the flight program to Colombo from the beginning of September till the end of October 2019. The carrier offers passengers a refund, tour operators are looking for alternative flights.
Aeroflot and Vietnam Airlines concluded an agreement on joint operation of flights