The tourist flow to the Alpine ski resorts grew by 50%
“In 2 times more Russian skiers went this year to the resorts of Italy, Austria and France”. – said the representatives of PAC GROUP, TEZ Tour and Jet Travel tour operators. Based on the data of operators among the leaders of demand are Austrian Salzburg, Italian Dolomites, French Paradiski and Three Valleys. Also are popular Bormio and Livigno resorts (PAC GROUP has growth of the demand by 60%), Port du Soleil, Val di Fassa, Madonna di Campiglio, Tyrolean slopes, etc. In TEZ Tour called Andorra as a hit among the budget options for recreation. The market players also agreed in explaining the reasons of the increase of the tourist flow. "After the crisis, connected with the growth of Euro in past years, the demand has recovered. Tourists returned to the Alps, where they have proposals for economy, medium and premium format of holidays", - said the Head of advertising department of PAC GROUP Nadya Naidis. In the opinion of Maxim Pristavko the Deputy Director General of Jet Travel, the snowy weather played a significant role in the growth of the tourist flow.
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.