According to the statistics of sales of package tours of the 1001 Tour network of travel agencies, Egypt took the leading position at the end of March. This fact is natural, since at this time it is already comfortable to swim in the country’s resorts.
Shares of sales of tour packages for departures from March 21 to March 28 are distributed as follows:
Egypt - 25%,
UAE - 19%,
Thailand - 16%,
Turkey - 11%,
Russia - 7%.
If we compare data with the previous one, Egypt moved from the third position to the first since March 8, having increased its share by 6 points. The UAE lost a little - 2 points, Thailand lost 5 points. And Turkey, on the contrary, increased its share by 4 points.
At the end of March, tourists mostly go on vacation with children. So, if at the beginning of March the company had children in 23% of applications for tour packages, for departures on March 21-28, the share of applications with children is already 50%.
Compared to the beginning of March (departures March 1-7), the minimum cost of tours at the end of the first spring month (departures March 21-18) shows an increase on the following destinations: Turkey (+6%), Maldives (+10%), (Venezuela (+ 21%), Seychelles (+24%), Cuba (+26%), UAE (+38%).
Starting prices for Egypt and Thailand have not changed much. The minimum prices for India (Goa) decreased by 13%, for Sri Lanka - by 18%, for Qatar - by 19%.
The minimum prices for ten-day tours to the Black Sea resorts have grown - for the resorts of Sochi by +19%, for Abkhazia - by +17%.