Cancellation of flights to Turkey almost did not affect the vacation plans of Russians

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The termination of flights with Turkey and Tanzania did not affect vacation plans of 86% of Russians, while about half plan to travel in Russia during the holidays.

Such data were obtained in the course of the HeadHunter study, RIA Novosti writes on May 3.

According to the survey, 69% of respondents have their main leave from work for 28 days. For representatives of the scientific and educational sphere, it is more than 28 days, for a fourth of the total number of applicants from the sales sphere – less than 28 days. At the same time, more than 50% are satisfied with the number of vacation days, and 42% of employees do not have enough time. It is noted that this share is highest among those employed in the field of medicine and pharmaceuticals.

It is also reported that 3% of Russians have already spent all their vacation days, 33% have partially spent them, but the majority (64%) have not yet taken a vacation this year. The most popular activities among those who had already taken a vacation were household chores (45%) and home rest (33%). At the same time, only 26% of the respondents traveled in Russia, abroad – 7%.

Among respondents who have unspent vacation days, 77% are going to go on vacation this year, 8% do not plan, 2% plan to go on vacation officially, but do not actually go on vacation, 13% have not yet made a decision.

One of the conclusions was the fact that the plans of the majority of participants (86%) were not affected by the suspension of flights with Turkey and Tanzania. The cancellation affected the plans of 23% of respondents from the legal sphere, as well as the plans of 21% of respondents from the Republic of Tatarstan and 20% from the Sverdlovsk region.

The summer months have become the most popular vacation spots for job seekers. At the same time, September is slightly ahead of June – 28% against 25%, respectively. The survey participants want to spend their holidays traveling around Russia (49%), doing household chores (28%), 24% are going to relax in the country, the same amount – on hikes and picnics in the suburbs.

According to the survey, only a third of Russians never have to work from vacation. This share is highest in the banking sector (54%) and among beginners (50%).

The HeadHunter study was conducted from April 19 to April 25 among 2307 employees of Russian companies.

On April 12, due to the worsening epidemiological situation with the coronavirus in Turkey and Tanzania, Russia limited air traffic with these countries for the period from April 15 to June 1. Tour operators were advised to suspend the sale of vouchers.

On April 30, tour operators announced that they had completed the export of Russian organized tourists from Turkey and Tanzania.