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UAE price forecast: tours will become cheaper due to excess of transportation
The demand for tours to the Emirates is predicted to grow by no more than 15%, new volumes of transportation may create excess in the destination.
Tour operators note a change in demand for the Dominican Republic
Tour operators note an increase in demand for the Dominican Republic. Sales of tours for winter season are much better this year. The destination is also in demand in the regions - travelers can use combined fixed-price tours with a regular Nordwind flight.
Cuba is waiting for 160 thousand Russian tourists in 2019
Cuba is expecting another record from Russia: the Russian tourist flow for the first 9 months of 2019 has increased by 14% there. The sales in the organized market show even greater growth.
Demand for skiing tours in Italy has increased
According to market participants, the volume of sales of ski tours in Italy increased by an average of 15-20% in annual terms. Tour operators see the reasons for this surge in demand both in the changed consumer behavior of Russians and in the expanded assortment of tours.
Tour operators reported: how the early booking of tours for the winter is going
The rate of early booking of tours for the winter season - 2019/2020 is ahead of last year's figures. The tour operator Tez Tour currently records a 10-15% increase of sales.
Tourist flow to the Emirate of Ras al-Khaimah has increased for upcoming winter season
The share of Russia in the total tourist flow in the Emirate of Ras al-Khaimah reached 25%. Tour operators confirm that sales volumes of tours to Ras al-Khaimah for this winter season have increased.
Tour operators increase transportation in winter Israel
Israel has set the goal of increasing the number of tourists from Russia to 400 000 in 2019. Since the beginning of the year, the number of guests from Russia has grown by 4%, In accordance with this fact, tour operators increase transportation volumes in Israel.
The number of charters to Vietnam will be increased this winter
Tour operators announced an increase in the number of charter flights and the expansion of the geography of cities of departure to Vietnam.
Azur air launches charter flights to the Maldives for the first time
During New Year's holidays Azur air will perform three charter flights from Moscow to the Maldives for the first time. Anex Tour acts as a consolidator of the flights, in addition to this - Tui Russia has blocks of seats.
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.
Tour operators increase the number of flights to Cuba
In the upcoming winter season tour operators will increase the number of flights to Cuba.
Tour operators increase charter programs to UAE for winter
In the winter season 2019/20, tour operators significantly expand flight programs in the UAE. Dubai remains the main destination, flights to which will be operated from 25 cities of Russia. In addition to Dubai, the tours, based on the flights to the airports of Sharjah, Abu Dhabi and Ras al-Khaimah, will be offered.
TOP-10 most popular destinations for Russians for autumn
Tour operators named the most popular destinations of the autumn season-2019 according to the volumes of current bookings. As it was expected, Turkey occupies the leading position, but this year a list of top destination has some changes.
Flight program to Cuba in winter 2019/2020
The flights to Cuba are planned by 5 main Russian tour operators. They have chosen 6 different airports of Cuba as arrival points for the tourists. This wide spectrum of proposals will be an attractive moment for them. Some programs are planned for the whole year round. The table below shows the details of all the programs published by tour operators till now.
Tui Russia opened sales of tours to Bahrain
The range of the tour operator Tui Russia continues to replenish with new destinations. In the end of August, the company began to sell tours to Bahrain. Arrivals start from September 2019.
Tui Russia launches charters to Sri Lanka
The second major “charter player” has appeared on the Sri Lankan destination this winter season. The tour operator Tui Russia told details about its charter program for this island and hotel assortment in Sri Lanka.
Demand for autumn tours to Israel grew from 10% to 30%
Autumn season in Israel promises successful sales for tour operators. The growth is fixed at 13% and higher against the last year. In general, beach vacations are on the first preference among tourists. However, the specifics of the destination are such that it is quite easy to combine beach tour with excursion programs.
Tour operators join forces to load charters to Jordan
The package tours for holidays in Jordan have appeared in the booking systems of tour operators Tui Russia and Anex Tour. The program begin in late October and end in early May.
Tui Russia offered package tours to Mauritius
The package tours of Tui Russia in Mauritius are formed on the basis of regular transportation and are calculated until August 2020. A number of Mauritius hotels now propose special offers.
Flight programs to Italy: when demand meets expectations
Summer 2019, most Russian tour operators do not arrange charter flights to Italy, limiting themselves by blocks of seats on regular flights. Charters, as regular, fly only to Rimini, Calabria, and Sicily. Flight programs start in June and are scheduled mainly till October. In the summer of 2019, tour operators fly to 9 Italian airports. The largest volume of transportation is for the beach of Rimini. In addition to Moscow, the list of regional points of departure includes St. Petersburg (Rimini and Catania) and Ekaterinburg (Rimini).
Brokers informed about the priorities for TO stocks to buy
The pushing news for the poll was the information about Lilia Rodionova - the Russian new investor of Thomas Cook Group. And that was not the only news on the topic this summer. May be thanks to this fact 21% of the poll participants now also want to buy the stocks of this British group of companies.
Jordan is an attractive destination for Russian TO
The new destination has appeared in the booking systems of TUI Russia and ANEX Tour operators. These packages are for Jordan. The program will start at the end of October till the beginning of May. Ural airlines will carry tourists to Aqaba.