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Over 90% of Russian tourists in Indonesia choose Bali
Russia leads among other countries in terms of growth of tourist flow to Indonesia. However, only Bali is showing growth, where more than 90% of Russian tourists rest. At the Russian-Indonesian business forum, experts discussed the demand trends and problems of promotion of Indonesian destination.
Summer Bali shows good sales of tours with connecting flights
In the first quarter of 2019, 90.1% of the entire Russian tourist flow to Indonesia accounted for one island - Bali. In recent years, other islands have gradually attracted the attention of Russian tourists. Thus, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia, from January to March 2019, 46.4 thousand Russian tourists visited the country, which is 16.2% higher than for the same period last year.
Direct flights to Bali have been resumed
From July 1, Rossia Airlines (a subsidiary of Aeroflot) resumes direct flights from Moscow to Denpasar (Indonesia, Bali). Flights will be operated twice a week. The flights are carried out according to the following schedule: from Moscow to Denpasar by flight SU6295 on Mondays and Thursdays at 01:40 with arrival in Denpasar at 19:00 (local time). From Denpasar to Moscow with flight SU6296 on Mondays and Thursdays at 21:10 with arrival in Moscow at 04:55 (local time). According to Rossia Airlines, the flights are carried out on Boeing 777-300 (21 seats of business class and 436 of economy class).
Aeroflot cancels flights to Sri Lanka and Bali
According to the schedule on the Aeroflot website, the flights operated by Rossia Airlines (part of Aeroflot group) from Moscow to Colombo (Sri Lanka) and Denpasar (Indonesia, Bali Island), will be canceled after May 11 until July 2019. Tourists are offered a refund "within 30 days."
There will be a direct flight from Moscow to the island of Bali in October
In October Moscow starts direct flights to the Indonesian island of Bali. According to experts, direct transportation will help tour operators to form attractive prices for tours based on group tariffs. According to Rossia airline, flights to Denpasar from Sheremetyevo will be carried out on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
Travel agents of Ekaterinburg are discouraged by the cancellation of New Year's flights to Bali
The fact of cancelation of previously announced flights of Royal Flight from Ekaterinburg to Bali on the dates after December 24 is widely discussed by the participants of the market on the profile Internet sites in social networks. As the representative of one of the travel agencies wrote, the tour operator Coral Travel (the customer of the flight program) offered them a refund of money or an additional payment of 6 thousand dollars as an alternative for a New Year's tour booked and paid month and a half ago.
It is planned to open the first direct flight from Moscow to Bali in August
A direct flight, which will connect Moscow and Bali Indonesian island, will be opened in August. It was informed by the Indonesian Internet portal Tempo referring to the republic's ambassador to the Russian Federation Mohammad Vahid Supadiyadi. The flight, he said, will be carried out three times a week.
"TUI Russia" launched the sale of winter tours to Bali and Singapore
“Tour operator «TUI Russia" has expanded its range of exotic tours, offering visitors the tours to Indonesian Bali island and combined trips to Indonesia with Singapore visa-free visit”, - said the press service of the company. TUI adds to its range the most famous island of Indonesia – Bali. Departures from Moscow are on the bases of Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines (with one change) and the programmer lasts from mid of November till the end of March 2017.