Informe semanal de noticias del mercado ruso realizado por de la Oficina de Turismo de Tenerife en Moscú
Tourist preferences of Russians: active vacation
The number of Russians who prefer active vacations – hiking, skiing, snowboarding, fishing and hunting grew from 23 to 29%. Beach holidays are preferred by residents of Russian capitals and million-plus cities (51%). Active vacation is especially popular among men (39%) and young people up to 34 years old (47%). Treatments in a sanatorium are more often chosen by women (20%) and Russians over 55 years old (16%). Excursions and trips to historic places attract Muscovites, citizens of St. Petersburg and people with higher education (34%).
Russian tourists were taken off the flight to Tenerife because of chickenpox
Russian tourists had to stay in Tenerife as they were prohibited to fly due to chickenpox, the mother of the diseased children Alina Khairullina said. The news was widely published by general news portals as a case when tourists are taken off the flight due to health problems.
The number of Russian tourists in Antalya increased by 74% since the beginning of the year.
The number of foreign tourists visiting Antalya in the first three months of 2019 increased by 25% and reached 571,207 tourists. Germany and Russia are the primary source markets. 136,689 Russians visited Antalya in January – March. The share of Russian travelers in total number of foreign visitors reached 23.93%, the first three months of 2019 show increase of 74 %.
Airlines sell out tickets for April
In April airlines sell tickets at lower rates. To fly to Dubai and back on 12 – 17.04 will cost 13 000 rubles, while one way ticket on 10.04 to Dubai will cost 5 000 rubles. On 11 – 18.04 the airline Iberia will sell cheap tickets for a direct flight to Tenerife – for fourteen thousand rubles. This is a third cheaper than the usual price – twenty two thousand rubles.
TEZ Tourfound a way to cheapen tours to Egypt.
TEZ Tour launched a group transfer to the resorts of the Red Sea from Cairo airport. The company believes that this will help to optimize the cost for Egypt package tours, including accommodation in Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh.