Tour operators are optimistic about the demand for ski Bulgaria
According to aggregated estimates of tour operators, in this winter season the demand for ski tours in Bulgaria is at least as good as last year. Sales of a number of tour operators show a steady growth due to the action of early booking, which started in the summer,
As Anna Filatovskaya, the PR director of tour operator ICS Travel Group says “Tourists more actively book January dates and February”. At this time she noted the growth in demand in the direction by 15% compared with last season.
85% growth in sales is recorded by experts of Mouzenidis Travel operator. As the sales manager of the tour operator Achilles Mikhailidis said, the demand for the company’s combined product in Bulgaria has been growing annually during 8 years.
The experts of ANEX Tour operator noted an increase in booking of tours since early December, which is connected with the start of the winter season, New Year holidays and good prices from Bulgarian partners.
TUI Russia is counting on successful sales of the Bulgarian product: this winter the tour operator actually doubled its volumes in the direction. The own TUI flight program from Moscow to Sofia is undergo twice a week from December 28 to March 15. In addition, the tours on regular flights are also offered by the tour operator.
This season for the first time Intourist tour operator offers a ski product from Bulgaria. The experts estimate the sales rates as stable, the sales depth reaches the end of February - beginning of March.
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.