Tour operators note increased demand for tours in November
In mid-October, tour operators named the most popular destinations for the November holidays. This year the vacation will last three days - from November 2 to November 4. An additional day has increased tourists' interest for the beach and excursion programs.
Thus, the tour operator Biblio-Globe notes that the demand for holiday these dates increased by 20% compared to last year’s figures. “Tourists try to choose short tours and hotels of a high category,” the company’s press service said. The top customer requests include Sochi, Cyprus, Turkey. Interest for Prague has also grown, where it is not as crowded in late autumn as in summer. The tour operator notes that the number of bookings of the destination is already 10% higher than last year and continues to grow.
Tez Tour also confirms that bookings of the November holidays are going well. At the peak of popularity is Turkey, which began to be interested for tourists in August. In September and the first days of October the company notes boom of sales. 5* hotels are the leaders in the choice of tourists. “Together with holidays in Antalya, Belek, Side and Kemer, city tours to Istanbul are also popular - they have 10-15% of the total number of requests of the Turkish destination. In addition, we can add Sri Lanka and Cuba to such traditional destinations for autumn holidays as Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Cyprus, Italy, Israel and Jordan,” informs the tour operator.
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.