The cost of living in large cities for the New Year holidays increased by 35%



The cost of accommodation in large cities of Russia increased by 35%, informed "Kommersant" with reference to participants in the tourism industry.

In particular, by mid-November, the average cost of accommodation for the New Year holidays increased by 35% in annual terms and amounted to 5,400 rubles. per night, follows from Ostrovok.ru data.

At the same time, the average length of stay increased from 2.6 to 3.3 nights, which also affected the average booking receipt, which grew by 81% year-on-year to 19,000 rubles. The OneTwoTrip service provides almost the same data: the average check increased by 83.4%, the share of bookings for 4-7 nights was 54.3% against 25.3% a year earlier. At the same time, the share of bookings for one night decreased by 2.5 times, from 50.1% last year to 19.8% this year.

The prices for accommodation in apartments have changed the most, the demand for which has grown from 8% to 20%, follows from the calculations of Ostrovok.ru. In particular, the average cost of living in them this year increased by 32% - up to 4950 rubles. per night. Meanwhile, accommodation in three-star hotels increased in price by 4%, to 4,800 rubles, the average cost of accommodation in five-star hotels amounted to 14,700 rubles. per night.

According to the Travelata.ru service, Moscow has become one of the most popular holiday destinations this year, accounting for 11% of sales. According to the founder of Ivashkevich Hospitality Stanislav Ivashkevich, this is due to the fact that residents of the regions consider a trip to Moscow and St. Petersburg for the holidays as an alternative to Europe. At the same time, the depth of bookings in these regions is now small, said Vadim Prasov, vice president of the Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers.

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