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Demand for ski Italy in Russia grew by 30%
The demand for Italian ski resorts this year met all the expectations of tour operators. In December, more than 60% of tour packages planned for the winter season was sold. The popularity of the destination among Russian tourists-skiers has grown by 25-30%.
Tour operators have found a replacement for Hainan
On February 19, tour operators spoke about an alternative for the island of Hainan that they are ready to offer Russian tourists.
Tour operators summed up the first results of early booking in Italy
Early booking of tours to Italy for the summer 2020 season is undergoing. Market players say that now they can note that the new season will show a tangible increase in organized tourist flow.
Russian tour operators have strengthened their positions in Mauritius
In 2019, there was a slight increase in the volume of Russian tourist flow in Mauritius. Starting 2020, tour operators began to receive special offers from Mauritius hotels with discounts of 20-35%.
Low prices for tours in Goa revived sales in the regions
The current winter season in Goa, according to experts, is similar to the season in 2019. However, the demand for destination this winter season is growing mainly due to regional tourists - tour operators offer a very budget tours.
The flight program to Greece in the summer of 2020
According to market participants, at the stage of early booking the demand for tours to Greece for the summer of 2020 is ahead of last year from 10 to 35%. Tour operators are expanding their flight programs.
Russian tourist flow to the Maldives in 2019 set a historical record
According to the results of 2019, the tourist flow from Russia to the Maldives increased by 17,5%, setting a record - the figures of the arrivals of Russians over the past year for the first time exceed the best pre-crisis indicators of 2013.
Bulgarian resorts improved conditions for early booking and did not rise in price
Most hotels in Bulgaria have kept prices for the Russian market at the level of last year. The leading market players with varying degrees of optimism evaluate the first results of early booking tours to Bulgaria.
In 2019 tourist flow to Tunisia set a record
In 2018 599 thousand guests from Russia had a holiday in Tunisia, in 2019 their number was already 633 000 - an increase is of almost 6%. Against this background, tour operators have already informed about the expansion of flight programs.
What tour operators sent more tourists to Antalya in 2019
Antalya continues to sum up the tourist results of the past year. Experts draw attention to the fact that the tourist destination in 2019 did not reach the target of 16 million tourists.
In 2020 the number of charter flights to the Maldives will be more
The charter chain of Azur Air airline to the Maldives this winter showed good results: both players who formed the tours on these charters reported on successful sales.
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.
The charter program in Danang is increasing
The tour operator Anex Tour announced the opening of sales of a new destination with direct charter transportation in Vietnam - Danang. Charter flights of Azur air will be operated from three cities of Russia.
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.
Direct flight to Barcelona resumes after a long break
Azur Air by order of Anex Tour will launch a new charter flight from Novosibirsk to Barcelona.
Adjustments of winter flight programs from St. Petersburg
According to the local travel agents, a number of tour operators adjusted winter flight programs from St. Petersburg.
Tunisia becomes a year-round destination
Last summer, Tunisia retained the title of one of the most popular beach destinations among Russian tourists. For several years, the resorts of the Republic have positioned themselves as year-round ones.
Discounts for early booking of tours in Croatia and Montenegro amounted to 35%
Tour operators have opened early sales of tours to Croatia and Montenegro. The early booking action for the destination will last until the end of March 2020.
Tunisia as a tourist destination in 2020
Over the past few years the demand for Tunisia has tripled. By the way, at the moment, travelers visit the Republic not only in the summer season, but also in winter time.
In November charters loading to Zanzibar reach 85%
This year, Pegas Touristik and Anex Tour were replaced on the destination by the tour operator Biblio-Globus. The tour operator’s own flight program on boards of Rossia Airlines was launched on October 27 and will last until the end of March.
What reasons prevents Morocco from stopping the decline in tourist flow from Russia
The Russian tourist flow to Morocco continues to decline steadily. The Russian share in the total foreign tourist flow in Morocco is extremely small: less than 0,1%.
Dominican Republic hotels reduce prices for Russian tourists
The first 9 months of this year were difficult for the Russian tourist flow to the Dominican Republic – Russian tourists came here a little less than last year. This year tour operators increased their volumes due to new regional departure points.
Anex Tour launches sales of package tours to Japan from 7 cities of the Russian Federation
A large federal player entered the Japanese market due to the growing popularity of this country among Russian tourists.
Azur air started Dominicana flight program from Ekaterinburg
Press service of the international airport Koltsovo in Ekaterinburg informed that 25.10.2019 the first flight to Dominicana took off. La – Romana is the arrival port in Dominicana for this program. Azur air company uses Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with total seats number — up to 531, with business class (7-42 seats). The flight will be fulfilled once a fortnight .