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Russian tourists massively rushed to book summer tours in Turkey: the demand for recreation in this country has increased five times. This is evidenced by the results of a study of Tour operator Tez Tour, received at the disposal “of the Tape.ru”.
The experts analyzed in booking tours for the dates of the summer months, more than 30 areas. It turned out that the popularity of Turkey among Russians in comparison with last year has increased five times. In addition, more popular are Italy, Spain and Bulgaria, these countries in 2020, the demand increased by 2.5, 3.7 and two times respectively.
Four times more tourists decided to vacation in Greece and Cyprus.
It is noted that the increased interest is due to the favorable exchange rate of foreign currencies and wish to book tours at the best prices. “In recent years, tourists tend to plan your summer vacation in advance as possible. This is explained not only by the desire to save money, but book a place in popular hotels during the season a possible shortage of places,” — said the representative of Tez Tour.
Turkey is considered a favorite destination among Russians. Annually the country is visited by more than four million tourists from Russia, and this number is constantly growing. So, according to the President of the Association of travel agencies of Turkey (TÜRSAB) Firuza Ballikaya, in 2018, the flow of Russian tourists has increased by more than 26 percent and amounted to 5.96 million people.
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