Articles by Requested Topic
Mexico tours are on sale
Tour operator Intourist announced the opening of sales of tours to Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.
Russia is negotiating on the introduction of a visa-free regime with Latin American countries
Visa-free negotiations are currently underway between Russia and such countries as the Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, as well as Saint Lucia.
Anex-Tour offers tours to Mexico
Anex-Tour offered tours for Russian tourists to the Mexican resort of Cancun. The declared route is still the same - with the support of Turkish carriers through Istanbul.
The closure of airspace by the USA puts obstacles to the export of Russian tourists from the Caribbean
The closure of the airspace of the United States will jeopardize the evacuation of Russian tourists from the Caribbean, according to the Association of Tour Operators of Russia.
Study: Russians choose Egypt in winter
Egypt became the leader of the winter season 2021-2022 among organized tourists. At the same time, Russian resorts were in the second place, displacing Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.
Anex Tour discovers Mexico
Sales of tours to Mexico for the summer season 2022 were announced by the tour operator Anex Tour. Package tours have been arranged for the summer season based on the flight program of Azur Air until 30.10.2022.
Tourist market prospects for the autumn season 2021
Tours for the autumn season, 2021, according to the observations of the tourist experts, are quite in demand. In general, the TOP-10 most popular foreign destinations for the autumn season this year, as per the data of tour operators, includes Turkey, UAE, Maldives, Greece, Cuba, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Abkhazia and Croatia.
Tour operators are trying to offer early booking for the winter
This week, retail received messages from Russian tour operators with announcements of early booking for the autumn-winter period of 2021.
Destination Analysis: Mexico
Mexico is one of the most visited countries in the world. The main secret of Mexico tourism success is that there are actually two Mexico. One is the magnificent beaches, surfing and diving places, amusement parks and foot tapping discos. And the other Mexico is famous for its many ancient monuments, directly connected with the mysterious Mayan civilization that has been dissolved for centuries. 2013 year is the peak one when the largest number of Russian tourist arrived in Mexico (100,6 thousand tourists). In 2014, 77,5 thousand Russian citizens arrived in the country. It was provided by the charter programs of Russian tour operators.
Royal Flight launches flights to Mexico
Royal Flight Airlines has performed its first flight to the largest resort city in the country – Cancun, Mexico.
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.
Mexico: more flights but the prices are stable
For this winter season the whole flight program to Mexico is 30% bigger than a year ago when there were 11 flights monthly. This year we have 14 flights because of the new flight program of Coral travel’s 3 flights monthly in cooperation with Royal flight air company. Anex Tour and Pegast Touristik operators have the volumes of the previous season. Travel experts explain why the increase of flights number is not influencing the tours’ prices.
Caribbean began to be more popular than Southeast Asia
Representatives of the tourist retail industry have noted the increased attractiveness of holidays in the Caribbean among Russian tourists. Due to the growth of charter transportation and good prices, Cuba has a chance to increase its volumes this winter, and a number of retail’s networks note a high demand for Caribbean countries.
Paradisus by Meliá Delivers World-Class Luxury Alongside Sustainable Practices & Customizable Moments
As a luxurious, all-inclusive hotel brand with properties located in some of the world’s most breathtaking destinations, Paradisus by Meliá offers an ultimate guest experience. The luxury brand includes resorts from the Caribbean to Mexico. These are Paradisus Palma Real, The Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real and Paradisus Punta Cana (Dominican Republic), Paradisus Cancun, Paradisus Playa del Carmen’s La Perla, Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda and Paradisus Los Cabos (Mexico).
Coral Travel launches charters to Mexico for the first time
There will be more charter players on the Mexican destination this winter season. From October 18, the direct charter flights Moscow - Cancun of Royal Flight will start in the interest of Coral Travel. Boeing 777-300 ER with a business class will be used on the route.
Flight program to Mexico in winter 2019/2020
Three Russian tour operators start flight programs to Mexico for the winter season. Pegast Touristik starts its flight program to Cancun on 27.08.2019 with Nord Wind air company. Coral Travel flies to Cancun with Royal Flight (RL 7581/82) on Boeing 777-300 ER from Vnukovo. Anex Tour flies to Cancun with Azur Air all year round on Boeing 777-300 ER twice a week.
Tourist visits from Russia to Mexico’s Cancun up 40% over two years
Russian tourism to the state of Quintana Roo has grown by 40 percent over the last two years, local news outlet La Verdad reported citing local tourism authorities. Russia’s honorary consul in the state, Armina Wolpert, explained that one reason for the growth is the operation of direct flights, adding that a majority of Russian visitors use them to get to Cancun and Riviera Maya.
ANEX Tour will double the number of charter flights to Mexico
ANEX Tour announced plans to expand the flight program to Mexico: the program has finally become year-round. In winter, a sharp increase in the frequency of flights to Cancun is planned. Also, AZUR air just got another Boeing777-300 ER with a business class.
New flights announced from Russia to Taiwan and Mexico
Russian airline Royal Flight is expected to launch regular flights to Taiwan later this year, the country’s Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Sunday, according to the Taipei Times. The agency said it has received a letter from Russia’s civil aviation authorities designating Royal Flight to offer regular air services to Taiwan, but noted it has yet to receive a flight schedule application from the carrier.
The charter programs to Mexico from tour operators became year-round
Mexico in 2018 recorded an increase of Russian tourist traffic by 92%, becoming the “breakthrough of the year” in the Caribbean region. Tour operators extend their charter program to Cancun for the summer, preserving the winter frequencies. As a result, prices for summer Mexico have seriously decreased.
Mexico became available for budget travelers
The seasonal decline in sales in the post-New Year period affected all Caribbean destinations. However, the prices for Mexico fall more than others - for some dates they fall even below the level of more budgetary Cuba. Thus, the minimum cost of a nine-day tour to Mexico with departure from Moscow in the second half of January starts from 85 thousand Rubles (1,125 Euros) for two persons.
ANEX Tour presents package tours to new Caribbean countries
he growth of traffic to the Dominican Republic and Cuba, the success of Mexico and the renewal of AZUR airline’s fleet make it possible for the tour operator to reach new destinations in Latin America. The Caribbean region shows a significant increase in bookings this winter season.
Cancun has become very popular among Russian tourists
“By the end of the year, more than 41 thousand Russian tourists come to Mexico”, said at the tourism office in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. Recall, that such a forecast at the end of December was made by the Ambassador of the United Mexican States, Norma Pensado. However, according to the executive director of the office, Andreas Reynoso, the results may be more impressive.
The number of flights to Mexico will increase
It is expected in Mexico, that by the end of the year 41 thousand Russian tourists will visit the country - 1.5 times more than in 2017 (27 thousand). It was reported by the Ambassador of the United Mexican States to the Russian Federation Norma Pensado. Such optimistic forecasts are connected with to the return of charters to Mexico.