Sociological Ipsos, Comcon conducted a study, the purpose of which were Russian tourists. Experts have tried to write a portrait of the average traveler sample of 2017. The data showed that over the offseason manners of the Russians has changed dramatically.
So, it turned out that in 2017 sharply reduced the flow of tourists abroad. Ironically increased the waste of tourists. If in 2016 the Russians had 570 euros, now they spend 730 euros or more. Experts explain this paradox by the fact that budget vacation in Russia became really profitable.
It should be noted that pupils and students from Russia prefer to travel to Europe for specific entertainment events such as concerts and festivals. Young people aged 20 to 40 years of travel abroad solely for recreation – to swim and sunbathe. But the older generation is in a hurry to visit foreign sites.
In addition, all Russian travelers can be divided into two categories – «savages» and organized tourists. The first prefer to use the hostels, go either for a couple of days or once a month, and prefer active rest – skiing, surfing, Hiking. The second is checking in to hotels of three stars and above, go for two weeks, and spend a vacation lying on the beach.