The tours to the Dominican Republic for the nearest dates are sold at prices comparable to the cost of air tickets. Thus, the weekly tours with departures from Moscow on October 11 are offered in the booking systems of tour operators from 89 thousand Rubles ($ 1,333) for two persons.
According to market participants, sales of Dominican direction in September are going in compliance of the announced plans. ANEX Tour, characterizing the high demand for the direction, pays attention to the prevalence of the concept of "all-inclusive", possessing of huge areas of local hotels and high-level animation in Dominican Republic.
All of this makes the direction a winter "analogue of Turkey" for the Russian tourist, who is ready to pay for the preferable and habitual format of rest.
According to the dynamics of sales, Dominican is now one of the leaders of "winter beach" and tour operators, who have expanded their flight programs this season to Dominican, note active demand.
“More than 13 thousand tourists from Russia visited the Dominican Republic in August, it is four times more than in the same month of the last year”, - reported in the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) on Thursday.
"This year most Russians arrived in the Dominican Republic in January - 8.682 thousand, in July -. 8.097 thousand, as well as in August - 13.328 thousand. The growth of demand is explained by reduction of the tour prices due to the expansion of proposal" - said in a statement.
Hanoi, Warsaw and Sharm el-Sheikh became the most accessible destinations for city break tours for Russian travelers, according to the study of TripAdvisor. The annual study TripIndex Cities compared three-day stay in the period from June to August in 40 key urban tourist centers of the world. It was based on the standard cost of a trip for two people:
- Accommodation for three days in a 4-star hotel,
- Visit to the three sites,
- Lunch at any of these days,