Russian travel shifts from Europe

The impact of sanctions on Russians, travel restrictions and the fall of the ruble have combined to drastically reduce the number of travelers

Apr 27, 2023

Travel intelligence provider Mabrian released a study on the new travel trends in the Russian market, based on an analysis of the hotel demand by Russian travelers and the average hotel room price in more than 700 destinations worldwide during 2022, compared with 2019 trends.

Key takeaways

  • Turkey was the destination that gained the biggest influx of Russian tourists in 2022;
  • Tourist destinations in the Middle East and Asia are gaining importance, especially Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and Thailand;
  • Classic European tourist destinations, including Italy, Germany, France, Spain, and Greece, have had the most significant negative impact based on the current situation, showing a drastic decrease in Russian tourists.

Get the full story at Mabrian

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