World Cup takes heat to travel to Russia. Xinhua News Agency
Taiwan Straits Network May 24th According to Xiamen Daily, the tourist market will be in the off-season until the summer season, and citizens will be cost-effective at this time. The reporter learned yesterday from a number of travel agencies and online tourism e-commerce providers in the city that recently domestic airline tickets, scenic spots, hotels, etc. have been offering discounts, and the price of tourism routes has fallen. At the same time, with the sound of the World Cup horn in Russia, the World Cup theme line sales booking is coming to an end. Compared with the previous World Cup, which cost tens of thousands of yuan, many fans this year can only go for as much as 20,000 yuan or 30,000 yuan. Russia watches the World Cup.
Low prices in May
Where is the best deal for domestic travel in May? "Huashan, Hunan Changde Taohuayuan, Shandong Qufu 'Three Holes' and other scenic spots have already been or will soon begin to reduce prices, high-speed rail, EMU prices are also implemented in many regions in China, the maximum discount of up to 20%." In this season, the temperature is suitable. The ticket prices for scenic spots, high-speed rail tickets and hotels have all dropped significantly. The overall line prices are not high. Guilin, Lijiang, Dali and other destination line consultations are hot.
The data released by Ctrip.com recently showed that May is the lowest price for tourism between May 1st and summer vacation. The current price is about 15% lower than that of May 1st. The most cost-effective routes are Chongqing and East China. , Chengdu + Daocheng, Xiamen Gulangyu, Lijiang + Dali and other places.
For outbound travel, May and June are also the last low price before the summer season, which is suitable for peak travel. Ctrip's "May Outbound Travel Price Index" shows that outbound travel prices in May are expected to be 20% to 30% cheaper than the summer vacation.
Nearly 50% more tourists booked in Russia
It is worth mentioning that during the World Cup from June 4 to July 25 this year, Russia will implement visa-free for foreign audiences, which made many fans in our city have plans to go to Russia to watch the World Cup. The person in charge of Xiamen Kanghui International Travel Service introduced that a month ago, dozens of fans in our city had booked a "Russia World Cup 8/9 Day Tour" itinerary at the travel agency with a price of around 27,000 yuan.
It is understood that many senior fans have booked free travel and group tours through various online travel platforms. Most of the World Cup themed tours are from 6 to 8 days. The content is "World Cup + Twin Cities (Moscow, St. Petersburg)", "World Cup + Request" Deeds ", etc., the price range is 26,000 yuan to 60,000 yuan. According to the data from the donkey mother platform, the number of reservations to Russia from January to July this year increased by nearly 50% compared with 2017. People in the tourism industry analyze that the hosting of the World Cup may have a lasting effect on our city's travel to Russia.
Original title: May off-season tourism prices fall, World Cup theme tour attracts fans
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