ATOR: a four-fold increase in the demand of Russians for holidays in Abkhazia for the New Year has been recorded for the New Year. This was reported on the website of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR).
There has been a fourfold increase in demand for recreation in the neighboring country of Russia for the winter holidays compared to 2020. According to Sergey Strebkov, head of the Internal Tourism Department of the Intourist tour operator, Abkhazia is booked more actively than other Black Sea domestic destinations due to the absence of restrictions on tourists. “In Abkhazia, unlike Sochi or Crimea, guests are not required to have QR codes or PCR tests. According to our practice, Abkhazia will add more in demand in the next two weeks, “the expert added.
As for the cost of a New Year's holiday in the republic, the most attractive price is offered by the Multitour company – a five-day trip will cost from 24, 9 thousand rubles per person. The price includes transfer, hotel accommodation, New Year's banquet and an entertainment program in the restaurant.
The tour operator “Russian Express” offers to purchase vouchers to Abkhazia for 26.7 thousand rubles per person. The price includes accommodation and three meals a day. Travelers will have to pay for travel and New Year's banquet separately.
Prices for tours in the Intourist company start at 33 thousand rubles for two people. Vacationers will pay this amount for the flight and hotel accommodation with breakfast.
Earlier in December, Dmitry Gorin, vice-president of the Russian Union of Travel Industry (PCT), revealed the influence of the new omicron strain on the New Year plans of domestic tourists. According to him, Russians are still actively booking trips for the winter holidays.