40% of Ukrainian travellers buy package tours
This year, more than 2 million Ukrainians go abroad through tour operators.
According to forecasts Director of tour operator Join UP! Alexander Alba this year the market will increase by 22-28% in about 1 million tourists will travel to Egypt, about 650 thousand in Turkey, and about 45 thousand in the United Arab Emirates.
Join UP!, according to Alba, in 2015, has exported abroad more than 300 thousand in 2016 – 707 thousand Ukrainians. According to a study Visa Global Travel Intentions Study, Ukrainians travel to half of Europeans, but plan to in the next two years to increase the number of trips abroad by almost two times. The Ukrainians are doing an average of 1.2 visits per year – 2 times less than the global level (2.5), and travelling for 8 days and the average global tourist.
40% of Ukrainian travellers buy package tours, and 60% are planning the trip yourself or buy in travel agencies is only part of the services.