Tour operators increase transportation to Turkey from regions
Simultaneously three market players expand regional flight programs to Turkish resorts in the upcoming summer season. The new cities of departure only to Antalya were appeared in the program of Biblio Globus operator, the same picture have ANEX Tour and NTK Intourist to Dalaman and Bodrum. So, Biblio-Globus in summer-2018 will transport tourists to Antalya not only from the seven cities as last year, but also from Chelyabinsk, Omsk and Perm. Customers of ANEX Tour will fly to these resorts from 30 regions, the novelty of this year is a direct flight from Kaluga. NTK Intourist has expanded the route list up to 12 points, launching tours from Voronezh, Nizhnekamsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Saratov, Tyumen, Chelyabinsk, Vladikavkaz and Yaroslavl. NTK Intourist also increased its transportation to Dalaman by 40%. Now the company's tourists will fly there also from Rostov, Krasnodar, Mineralnye Vody, Saratov and Yaroslavl. The tour operator notes a 10-fold increase of demand in this direction. "For Yaroslavl residents our flights to Antalya and Dalaman will be the first international flights", - said the Sales Director of the company Sergei Tolchin. ANEX Tour program for Dalaman increased by three cities - Kazan, Ekaterinburg and Novosibirsk. Earlier the route list included six regions of departure. However, most of all the demand for Bodrum has increased – five additional points of departure joined to Moscow and Rostov: St. Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar and Samara. According to the Director General of TBS Group Rashad Mammadov, with such prices and volume of transportation dumping cannot be avoided on the Turkish market in the beginning of the season.
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.