Popular educational tours to Britain among Russians has doubled

The number of Russians booked educational tours to the UK in January increased by 100 percent in comparison with the first month of 2016. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru” have told the BSI Group.

As stated by the representative of the tour operator, Irina Naumova, the head of the Department of education abroad, one of the reasons for the increased demand for such services may be the stabilization of the ruble. Interest in training in other countries remains stable at level of last year, she added.

Among the other popular clients of the BSI Group of directions of educational tours includes Malta, Czech Republic, Ireland, Cyprus, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, USA and Canada.

The average bill for a trip of students from Russia abroad to study in January amounted to 130 thousand rubles. Students in the first month of 2016 spent on education abroad, an average of 75 thousand rubles.

Earlier in January it was reported that the number of Russians booked ski tours to Europe increased in the winter of 2016-2017 years by almost a third.