In August 2019, Travel service Tutu.ru arranged the poll in which 2 857 Russian people took part. The main question was: «How often during a year can you travel abroad?»
52% of respondents cannot afford such travelling as it is too expensive.
26% of respondents can travel maximum once a year.
11% of respondents travel two or three times a year.
7% of respondents have no right to go abroad.
4% of respondents can afford travelling more than three times a year.
So, 59% of Russians either have no financial means or the right to travel abroad. 41% can go abroad and only 4% of them travel more than three times a year.
One of the previous polls was conducted by Tutu.ru on end of June 2019, where 2 959 persons answered the question why they go abroad instead of having holidays on Russian sea resorts.
31% think that holidays abroad are cheaper.
30% think that service abroad is better
24% want to see the world
Only 15% prefer Russian sea resorts instead of going for holidays abroad
Tutu.ru is on-line travel service with approximately 1 million visitors daily. Working since 2003, it sells flight tickets, accommodation and tours.
Eremeeva Marina BAGINET, Experience in Tourism Industry started in 1997. She worked in position of a manager and then the director of TA and TO companies in Russia. Later on she was co-owner of "4TOURS" TA. She graduated from Rostov State Pedagogical Institute (Russia) with specialization in Foreign Languages, and from Rostov Institute of International Economy with specialization in International Economy (Russia).