Yekaterinburg among this year’s top ten tourist places

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, January 19, 2016. Yekaterinburg proved one of this year’s top ten tourist places according to a rating Travel.ru created using the hotel booking data for January 11-December 31, 2016.

Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad, Perm, Nizhniy Novgorod, and Saratov also made it to this list of Russia’s most popular cities.

This year, travelers have booked an average of 3.5 nights (3,700 RUR per night) in Yekaterinburg. The price of a hotel stay in other cities comes to 2,800 RUR per night in Saint Petersburg, 3,400 RUR in Moscow, and 5,700 RUR in Sochi.

‘People traveling around Russia are prepared to spend over 3,000 RUR per night for their hotel stays, and the number of early bookings made for Russian hotels is higher this year than that of bookings made for locations abroad,’ says Travel.ru Communications Director Yakov Sadchikov.


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