Tour operators have reported about high record demand for holidays in Turkey.
Russian tour operators after the opening of charter transportation to Turkey noted the high occupancy of the first flights and period of record sales - reported in the Russian Association of Tour Operators (ATOR) on Thursday. "The demand was so high that in some regions we had to organize additional chain and to extend the terms of the flight programme. Going to Turkish resorts, the Russians, as expected, choose the hotels of category 5-stars on "all inclusive" base”, - told in the press service. In the "NTK Intourist" reported that all flights loading were 100%. Tour operator performs more than 30 flights per week to Antalya from Moscow and regions. The average decrease of tour prices was 10-15%. The “Coral Travel” confirmed the high demand for Turkey in the regions: the booking pattern is from two weeks to a month. In ”TUI Russia” told that charter flights programme was launched on September 10 from Moscow and the first dates were sold within two days.
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.