Informe semanal noticias mercado ruso de la Oficina de Turismo de Tenerife en Moscú
Visa applicants are required to provide 90 € as minimum daily spent instead of 75€. The new rule applies to all tourists including children. Under the new regulation the minimum amount per person, regardless of the duration of the trip, estimates 810 €.
Booking services record prices increase for flights tickets in December – February. Aviasales and OneTwoTrip confirm that airline tickets cost is getting more expensive for flights in Russia and abroad. Among international flights, increase of costs is observed on the route Moscow – Barcelona (by 83%, to 21000 rub.
Due to the conflict between India and Pakistan, flight time will increase. In addition to Pakistan, India partially closed its airspace for commercial flights as local media reported on February 27. As a result, the delivery and return of passengers was complicated for tour operators not only to resorts in Thailand, but also to India, particularly to Goa. Flight routes to other destinations in Southeast Asia will have to be corrected.
The number of travelers from Russia to Dubai in 2018 grew for 28% and estimated 678 000 pax, A significant raise of tourist traffic is mostly due to no visa regime for Russian travelers as well as increased number of flights from Russia.
Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) stated that demand is growing for May vacation break May 1 – 12, increasing sales by 60%.
According to Skyscanner for March 8th vacation break the most popular destinations in Europe are Barcelona and Istanbul followed by Germany.