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Where Russians wait for winter
The travel service Tutu.ru analyzed all air tickets, sold from any city in Russia, with travel dates from December 1, 2019 to March 1, 2020 and compiled a rating of destinations that are most popular.
In 2019 tourist flow from Russia to Thailand remained at the last year level
In 2019, according to TAT, the number of Russian tourist arrivals in Thailand remained almost at the level of last year, amounting to 1,47 million. In general, the Thai authorities predict a decline in volumes from the Russian market in 2020, due to the difficult economic situation in Russia.
Nearly 1,5 million Russian tourists visited Thailand in 2019
Almost 1,5 million Russian tourists visited Thailand in 2019, the tourist flow has not changed compared to last year. The authorities hope to attract more tourists from the Russian Federation thanks to charters from Vladivostok, Irkutsk, Yekaterinburg and Novosibirsk,
Thailand’s Surat Thani welcomes first Russian tourists this season
Between December 27 and April 22, Surat Thani is to welcome 32 flights from Novosibirsk and Krasnoyarsk, both in Russia. About 12 760 tourists are expected to visit Surat Thani during this period, generating revenue of around 500 million baht ($16.6 million).
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.
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 number of arrivals of Russian tourists to Thailand exceeded one million in 2019
The number of arrivals of Russian tourists to Thailand from January to October 2019 exceeded one million, despite a decrease in tourist flow by 2%. This is a record among non-Asian countries.
Pegas Touristik plans to launch charters in Koh Samui from several more cities
In February 2020, Pegas Touristik will add to three cities new departure points to Koh Samui. Russian tourist flow to the island may grow this winter by 600%.
Pegas Touristik direct charters in Koh Samui caused an excitement in the market
At the end of this year, the charter program of Pegas Touristik in Koh Samui will start. Charters from Russia will fly to this region of Thailand for the first time - prices start from 564 Euros per person per tour.
Independent tourists prefer Germany, Italy and Thailand for the New Year
Tourists, independently traveling abroad for the New Year’s date, favor this year Germany, Italy and Thailand. The TOP-5 also includes Spain and France.
Thai province is waiting for 32 charters from Russia
Nordwind Airlines will transport more than 12 thousand Russian tourists to the Thai airport of Surat Thani province from December till April.
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.
Thailand is the leader in the Asian destinations
The representatives of tourist retailers reported the information about the most popular destinations of the beginning of the autumn-winter season. Thailand, the UAE and Vietnam became the leaders in the Asian destinations.
Tours to Thailand on the first flights are sold at the cost of air tickets
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.
Coral Travel notes an increase of tour sales in Asia
The leading winter destinations show a significant increase in sales on the stage of early booking. The growth of the demand in tours to the UAE, Thailand, Vietnam and India is very significant this year.
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.
The longest vacation - is in exotic countries
Analysts from the tourist search resource Aviasales examined airline reservations for 2019 with flights to 185 countries and found out how long, on average, travelers have holidays in certain destinations.
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.
TOP-3 destinations, the leaders of the New Year 2020
Every fourth tour sold in October for the New Year is a tour abroad. Thailand, the UAE and Turkey are the leaders of the New Year 2020.
The demand of Russians' for winter vacations in the UAE and Southeast Asia has significantly grown
Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, Vietnam and India are the leaders of the coming winter. For these areas winter sales grew by 1,5 times within early booking program. The early booking of tours for the winter season this year began very early and the interest of tourists in this action is very high
Tour operators announced winter flight programs to Thailand
The tour operators, working on the destination, have arranged flight programs for the winter season 2019-2020 (from October 2019 to May 2020). The upcoming winter season promises to be difficult for the destination, experts do not expect a significant increase in demand, but, however, do not predict a serious decline.
Outbound tourist flow from Russia increased by 6.67% in the first half of the year
In January-June 2019, citizens of the Russian Federation made 21 212 095 trips abroad. This is 6.67% more than in the same period of the last year. Turkey became the leader of outbound tourism, Italy is growing rapidly and tourist flow to Thailand has slightly decreased.
700 thousand Russians visited Thailand for 6 months
“During the first six months of 2019, the number of tourists from Russia to Thailand increased by 2% - up to 700 thousand tourists,” reported Fabio Chinda, the Charge d'Affaires of Thailand in the Russian Federation. “Tourist flow from Russia increased by 2% for the first six months. Last year, Thailand was visited by 1.4–1.5 million tourists from Russia.
Coral Travel changes airports for charter flights to Thailand in summer
Coral Travel tour operator after a short break resumes flights to Phuket in July. Charter programs to Pattaya will start from the beginning of August. Also at the same time the company changes the airport of arrival. For the summer of 2019, experts from tour operator companies have already noted the trend towards diversification of tourist preferences - more and more of them are going to Southeast Asia in the summer.