What is important for a Russian tourist

31.03.2016

According to the survey made by Ipsos Comcon, Russian tourists were choosing trips in 2015 based on the price – 41% (the same figure in 2014), recommendations given by friends – 30% (27% in the previous year), convenient transportation – 17 % (15%). About 78 % of respondents said they were willing to economize on trips.

When travelling abroad, the Russians preferred Europe in the first place – 48 % in 2015 vs. 51 % in 2014. The share of car travelers increased – 43 % vs. 40 %, railway trips reduced from 41 % to 37 %; those usually choosing buses and planes have not changed their preferences.

More people decided in favor of independent tourism – 31 % in 2015 vs. 26 % in 2014. Educational tourism reduced by 1 %, excursions dropped from 25 % in 2014 to 24 % in 2015. The survey covered no less than 24 thousand respondents who were questioned four times a year. It embraced 47 cities with a population exceeding 100 thousand people.

Russian tourists destination choice

 

Source: izvestia.ru/news