The new countries appeared in the Top of New Year destinations.
And the average price of tickets decreased.
This New Year's Top directions, which choose the Russians, has changed. These are data from the analysis of air ticket aggregator “Anywayanyday”, which analyzed the sale of direct flights from Moscow for the period from the beginning of the year till mid-September. The Top 10 included: Geneva, Munich, Sochi, Phuket, Simferopol, Milan, Denpasar, Kaliningrad, Vienna. In this year and in the last one the TOP is closed by Prague.
New areas, which were not included in the Top in the last year are Vienna, Phuket and Bali. As for Bangkok - it left the TOP 10 this year.
The analysis also notes decrease in demand for Russian resorts for the New Year. So, Sochi and Simferopol moved from the 2nd and 3rd place on the 3rd and 5th respectively.
It should be noted another trend - the average price of the round trip tickets to most directions decreased. It is most noticeable to Milan direction - a fall of 36%, Kaliningrad - minus 27% and Sochi - minus 25%. On the average, the tourists who visited these places, paid for air tickets 23,468 rubles, 6351 rubles and 10,429 rubles respectively.
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.