The demand of Russians for tours to Tunisia has tripled
“The demand of Russians for tours to Tunisia has almost tripled”, - reported the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) with reference to the data of tour companies. "Tunisia is confidently included in the TOP 5 of popular destinations this summer, demonstrating a high sales dynamic. So, in Anex Tour company noted the increase of demand almost three times. The demand in Pegas Touristik tour operator from the beginning of the year increased by 25% against the same period of 2017. In Biblio-Globus sales of tours to Tunisia for the summer season of 2018 have already exceeded the volumes for the entire summer period of the last year", - informed ATOR. The Association noted that the stable demand for Tunisian product attracts new players to the direction. So, in season 2018 tour operator TUI Russia has opened sales to Tunisia. The company noted a good depth of sales and hope that the second half of the season will be very successful. "In the top tours of Russians in Tunisia, like last summer, are the resorts of Hammamet, Sousse Monastir, Jerba. As a rule, tourists choose accommodation in 4-5-stars hotels on all inclusive base. The average duration of the tour is 10-11 nights", - added ATOR. The average price of tour for two adults in a 4-star hotel on all inclusive base for 7 nights is $ 1-1,1 thousand, two adults plus a child - $ 1,2-1,5 thousand. The minimum price of tour in July for two adults in 4-stars hotel on all inclusive base for 7 nights is $ 630. For the first half of 2018 the country was visited by 222 thousand Russians, which is 49% higher than the figures for the same period of 2017.
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.