Ator: Russian tourists replaced Egypt, Thailand, India and Vietnam


MOSCOW, 28. /TASS/. After the stop of air traffic with Egypt searches on the tours have changed significantly, said the Association of tour operators of Russia (Ator). In November, heads of state and government are Thailand, India and Vietnam.

“Record-high in November 2015 common indicator for Thailand — the number of requests that this country amounted to 20.7%, to 4,1% more than in November 2014 and on 8,3% more than in October 2015, according to the notice on the Website Ator. — Common indicator for queries on tours in Egypt amounted to 10.1%, which is 20% less than in the same period last year, and to 33.8% less than in October 2015. Common indicator for the queries in India grew by 3.9% in October compared to November 2014, he grew more than doubled. Common indicator for the requirements in Vietnam also grew in comparison with October by 3.8%”.

The ban on flights in Turkey also impact on the demand in November compared to the previous month, the proportion of requests, the tours in this country declined by 2%.

“In November 2015, only 13 countries in the TOP-30 on request on tours showed positive dynamics of demand in comparison to October. This is Thailand, India, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates, Sri Lanka, Israel, Mexico, Bulgaria, Andorra, Abkhazia, Austria, China and Jordan,” it says in the message.

The Top 10 ranking of the demand

According to the Ator, 11 months of the year 2015 the first dozen leaders demand in the System, the search and booking of tours looks like this: led the Turkey with a share of queries of 30.8% and Egypt with a share of 21.8%. Followed by Thailand (share of 6.7%), Greece (5,0%), Spain (4,5%), Vietnam (to 3.0%), Cyprus (3,0%), United Arab Emirates (2,5%), Russia (2.4%) and India (2%).

On 6. November the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin agreed to the recommendations of the National Anti-Terror Committee to stop air traffic with Egypt after the catastrophe of the airplane A321 for the Russian airline “Kogalymavia” in the Sinai at the 31. The Liner, the flight Sharm-El-Sheikh — St. Petersburg, crashed in the Wake of the terrorist attacks. All on Board the 224 people killed.

28. November, Putin signed a decree “On measures to ensure the national security of the Russian Federation and the protection of citizens of the Russian Federation from criminal and other unlawful acts and on the application of special economic measures in relation to the Turkish Republic”. In accordance with the regulation, in particular the Russian tour operators and travel agents should refrain from working on the Turkish direction. The government of the Russian Federation instructed to take measures for the introduction of the ban on the Charter air Transport between the two countries.

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