The demand for beach holidays in China increased four times among Russians in the summer of 2019
“Demand for Chinese beach resorts among Russians increased four times in the summer of 2019, compared to last year. And the popularity of holidays in the UAE also noticeably increased,” reports the press service of TEZ Tour operator.
"As showed the analysis of bookings of tours for the summer of 2019, the demand for beach holidays in China in the summer season is already 338% ahead of last year's figures. Another trend that demonstrates a significant increase in tourist flow in the upcoming season is the United Arab Emirates. This year the number of holiday makers, who wish to rest in this country, has increased by one and a half times against the same period of 2018," underlined the company.
According to TEZ Tour, the demand for tours to Spain has also increased by almost a third. "Turkey, Greece, Spain, China, Cyprus, Italy, Bulgaria, the United Arab Emirates and Georgia are the most popular destinations among Russian tourists for the summer of 2019," told an expert of TEZ Tour.
At the same time, Turkey received more than 44% of summer applications, and the depth of bookings reaches November. The most popular resorts are in Antalya. Tours, lasting 7-11 nights, are especially in demand with accommodation in 4-5* hotels on all-inclusive basis. The cost of such a trip in June is from 14.1 thousand Rubles (192 Euros) per person.
The cost of weekly tours to Greece starts from 13.4 thousand Rubles (183 Euros), and to Cyprus - from 25,070 Rubles (341 Euros). A similar time trip to Italy will cost from 20,500 Rubles (279 Euros), to Spain - from 22,800 Rubles (311 Euros), to Bulgaria - from 14,550 Rubles (198 Euros), to Georgia - from 21,300 (290 Euros). A week trip to Thailand is offered from 36,200 Rubles (493 Euros), to China - from 46 500 Rubles (633 Euros).
In turn, in the upcoming season for excursion holidays tourists choose Italy, Spain, the Czech Republic, Georgia, Latvia and Estonia. The average duration of such tours is 5-7 nights.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.