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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.
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.
The most popular European cities for travelers for Christmas dates
In 2019 European routes account for about 8% of all tickets sold by Tutu.ru in December. The number of travelers, who decided to go to Europe for the holidays at the beginning of December, fell by 4%.
ATOR announced preliminary results of 2019
ATOR has announced preliminary results of 2019 based on the statistics for the three quarters of this year.
The action of early booking in Spain is much more active than a year ago
Early sales confirm increased tourist flow to Spain. Operators note an increase in demand for original and exclusive tours, including the off-season dates.
Demand for winter Tenerife grew by 30% among Russians
Experts explain the increase in demand for Tenerife by a combination of a number of factors that this year stimulate an increase of interest. Among them are the year-round season and the availability of tour operators’ blocks of seats on regular flights.
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.
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.
80 000 Russian tourists annually visit the island of Tenerife in Spain
About 80 thousand Russian tourists annually come to Tenerife, which is just over 1% of the total foreign tourist flow.
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.
Tui started sales of tour packages in Girona for the next summer
Tui started sales of tour packages for the summer season of 2020 with a flight to the airport of Girona (Catalonia, Spain). The flight to Girona will be carried out by charter flights of Ural Airlines.
In autumn Russian tourists book tours to Greece, Italy and Turkey
In the autumn the demand for European destinations such as Greece, Italy and Bulgaria has grown. The demand for autumn holidays in 2019 increased by 26% compared to last year.
Russian tourist flow to Spain increased by 11% for seven months
Over January-July 2019, 758,2 thousand Russian tourists visited Spain, which is 11,2% higher than the figure for the same period a year earlier.
Discover the Gran Meliá Collection Luxury resorts in Spain
Gran Melia collection of luxury resorts represents the luxury concept of Spanish culture. Members of the collection Hotel de Mar, Hotel Don Pepe, Hotel Victoria, Gran Melia Palacio de Isora and RedLevel of Gran Melia Palacio de Isora evokes the essence of Spanish culture. Meliapro.com offers great opportunities for friendly booking of these resorts.
Spain is in TOP-3 destinations for Russians
In January-June 2019, the tourist flow from Russia to Spain grew by 13,2%. In the summer season, sales of tours to this country show double-digit dynamics. Tour operators connect this fact both with stability of the exchange rate in the first two summer months and the expansion of the range of their own tour product.
Anex Tour offers ski packages in Andorra
In the middle of last month, Anex Tour opened sales for the winter season in Spain and Andorra. Due to the low prices, the destination is in high demand at the stage of early sales.
Tez Tour: Russian tourists book more high-level hotels for autumn
More and more Russian travelers are choosing high-level hotels for the autumn season. This is the conclusion made by the experts of Tez Tour after analysis of bookings on more than 30 destinations for dates from September to mid-October 2019.
Tourist flow from Russia to Spain grew by 13% in the first half of the year
In January-June 2019, 574.2 thousand Russian tourists visited Spain, which is 13.2% higher than the figure for the same period a year earlier, according to the data of the country's National Institute of Statistics (INE).
ME Ibiza by Meliá: New Meaning of Hotel Services
The ME by Melia implements the new style of local tests and culture. The stylish design, music, fashion and hottest events of 6 hotels across Europe, The Americas and Mexico provide local experiences to the guests. ME Ibiza’s guests can enjoy exclusive access to a well-known international club Nikki Beach, combining with antigravity yoga, yoga and pilates, and personal training services. Meliapro.com offers great opportunities for friendly booking.
Turkey and Spain became the most popular foreign destinations for families with children
Outbound tourist flow in the I quarter of 2019: where did the Russians rest in winter
TUI tour operator launches charter program to Girona
On May 25, the first charter flight of TUI tour operator took place on the route Moscow - Girona (Spain). The flight program will be performed from Domodedovo on the wings of Ural Airlines on Wednesdays and Saturdays until September 21. Such a frequency of departures will allow to form tours of any duration - from 4 to 21 nights.
Tourists from Russia increasingly prefer excursion Spain
At the end of 2018, Spain was visited by 3222,795 guests from Russia, almost 90% of them came with tourist purposes. The increase amounted to 6.3% compared with 2017. The figures of the National Institute of Statistics of Spain, which published the tourism department of the Spanish embassy in Moscow, include the total number of Russian citizens visiting Spain – these are holders of multiple-entry visas, children traveling with their parents, and the Russians who came from other countries.
Winter Tenerife surprised by the growth of tourist traffic from Russia
The first two months of 2019 showed an increase in tourist traffic from Russia to Tenerife. In January, the number of arrivals increased by 54.8% compared with the same month of 2018 and reached 5,757. In February 10638 Russian tourists went to Tenerife, which is 60% more than in February last year.