Named the most popular destination for Russian tourists
Prices for tour packages to Turkey have doubled compared to 2021, but this did not stop the resorts from maintaining their leadership in booking in Russia for spring and summer. A study on the volume of bookings was conducted by the Travelata online tour store.
It is noted that sales to Turkey began to grow already in March, although usually at this time, trips to Egypt, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates are most often bought. In the first two weeks of March, Turkey accounted for 23% of bookings. For two years, the average check for this direction has risen from 65 thousand rubles. up to almost 140 thousand. The most budgetary and popular resort is Alanya. For recreation, it is chosen by a third of tourists. The average check is 119 thousand rubles, broadcasts on Sunday, March 19, RIA News.
In second place is Side, this resort is a little more expensive – 131 thousand rubles. average. The most expensive is Kemer. A trip there will cost about 150 thousand rubles. Istanbul has only 9% of all bookings, and the cost of the tour is 87 thousand rubles.
Russians’ favorite hotels do not change. Most often they stop in those that have five stars. They account for 67% of bookings. Four stars are satisfied with 20% of tourists, and only 12% decided on three stars. Almost everyone has identical food preferences – Russians choose the “all inclusive” and “ultra all inclusive” systems.
It was previously reported that in average room rates in Turkish hotels increased from 593 to 1351 Turkish lira (from about 2300 to 5200 rubles). The record holder was the province of Mugla. There, the average cost of a hotel room increased by 236%. Of the cities popular with Russians, Istanbul also got into the top 3 in terms of price growth – hotels there have risen in price by an average of 157%. At the same time, hotels in the Black Sea resorts of Turkey have risen in price less. The prices for accommodation in hotels in the ski resorts of the country have not increased much either.