Kaliningrad tour operators have exhausted the possibilities of tourist accommodation. About this portal “Interfax-Tourism” said the press Secretary of the Russian Union of travel industry (PCT) Irina Tyurina.
“According to representatives of tourist industry, despite the expensive tickets, hotels in the city and on the coast literally Packed with tourists,” she said. Executive Director of Baltma Tours Mikhail drutman reported on the company’s sales growth by 25% compared to the summer of 2015. In addition, according to Drutman, “the whole summer has passed in a mode of lack of hotels and transportation, and now the hotels for August no no coastal cities or in the Kaliningrad area”.
Tourists in the end trying to find housing in the city, told the news Agency the Director of “the seasons” Irina Litvinovich. “Now the occupancy rate of the hotel completely, even in may-June it amounted to almost 80%, whereas last year during these months was only 45-50%,” — said the Manager of the hotel complex Altrimo Dmitry Kirillov.
The cost of tickets from Moscow to Kaliningrad this summer ranges from 25 thousand to 40 thousand rubles in both ends. “Peak dates” will cost the same as reach and tickets one-way, said Irina Tyurina.
At the may holidays Kaliningrad oblast was visited by 70 thousand tourists, about 10 thousand of them have used the services of regional travel companies. It’s 2 times more than in 2015, said the regional Governor Nikolai Tsukanov.
The Federal air transport Agency in July recommended the airlines to open more flights on the route Moscow – Kaliningrad, to make prices more affordable and sell more discounted tickets. By 2030, the Kaliningrad region will be visited from 3.1 million to 7.9 million tourists. These data were presented in the forecast of socio-economic development of the region.