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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Travel Turkey now more expensive in Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria and Russia

According to the Association of tour operators of Russia, the sale of tours to Turkey brought down the prices of other popular resorts. In particular, last week the popularity of Cyprus fell by 30%, Tunisia — on 15%, and Greece has lost 5%.

How this is to be expected when you fly to Turkey charters and how to proceed in this direction would be to develop the tourist market, we spoke with the Vice President of the Association of tour operators of Russia Dmitry GORIN.

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– Sale of tours to Turkey is not brought down prices for other destinations, and slightly adjust them. Because first, Turkey has offered the lowest prices for tickets, then they are due to the lack of Charter flights has increased. And it turns out that Turkey is now more expensive than all other destinations, including Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria and Russia.

Other areas really showed slight (5 — 10% decline in sales. And not prices declined, rather, they corrected and came a slowdown in sales. Because of the uncertainty with the sales of tours to Turkey market reeling.

At the request of the operators and Charter airlines, if in August, this direction is fully have been opened, the Turkey could go on a Charter flight 77 thousand Russian tourists. This is excluding scheduled flights. Of course, it is very small, about 10 times less than last year.

-You can already tell exactly when he will fly to Turkey charters?

-8 July, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed the departments during the week to develop and submit to the government proposals for the resumption of Charter flights to Turkey. Accordingly, on July 15 will be a solution. How it will be — nobody knows. Because the order of the Prime Minister placed some emphasis related to safety in various cities of Turkey. These issues are now resolved, are being worked out by the competent authorities such as the Ministry of transport, Rosaviation, Ministry of foreign Affairs, Federal Agency for tourism.

So far, only regular flights, which became more. For example, on 9 July in Antalya flew the first such tourist flight with 189 our tourists.

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