Noting the fact that Thailand in the eyes of the Russian tourist is increasingly becoming an all-season destination, the tour operators this summer are confirming a change in the geography of demand. In these summer months noticeable decline is shown by only Phuket resorts. Pattaya and Hua Hin have stable demand, but Koh Samui is on the top of demand. "In general, Thailand resorts are in demand all the year round among Russian tourists, regardless of seasonality factors", - says the Head of the department of Thailand of PAX tour operator Oksana Severina. If for summer period Phuket is really a low season, for Samui July and August are the peak of sales The leading specialist of the direction from ICS Travel Group tour operator Vladimir Morozov said, that as a rule, from September to May Pattaya and Phuket are the leaders of sales and in summer months Samui Island is in the top.
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.