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Tour operators named Thailand the most popular holiday destination for the New Year

Thanks to the expansion of air transportation, Russians began to actively buy tours for the winter holidays to the countries of South and Southeast Asia. This is reported RIA News with reference to representatives in the tourism industry.

Experts named the most popular foreign travel destinations for the New Year Thailand, Maldives, Vietnam, India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. “Growth is most pronounced where there were few transportation options before and where direct and charter flights have recently appeared,” Fun & Sun said, noting that in the first week of November, the number of applications for trips to these countries was less than 15 percent lower than in the entire September.

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The press service of the tour operator Anex Tour clarified that demand in all directions of South and Southeast Asia has increased by an average of 30 percent over the past two months, due to more convenient navigation and an increase in the flight program and direct flights.

At the same time, tourism industry employees said that domestic travelers buy tours both a couple of weeks before the trip and several months in advance. At the same time, a large proportion of bookings falls on the winter holidays. The average travel time is 12-15 days.

According to Tez Tour, the price of a seven-day vacation in a three-star hotel in Thailand in December starts from 67.8 thousand rubles per person, for the New Year – from 87 thousand. Similar trips to Sri Lanka cost from 71 thousand rubles in December and from 97.6 thousand during the New Year holidays.

Former experts Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) uncovered the most budgetary visa-free countries for a winter ski holiday. So, the trip to the Gudauri resort in Georgiawhere the ski season lasts from November to May. The cost of weekly New Year’s tours without a flight starts from 25 thousand rubles per person.

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