Travel Industry

Russian queries related to airplane travel and accommodation bookings have seen significant growth in recent years. In 2013, 7.7 million Russians traveled to other European countries on vacation, and in terms of total expenditures, Russia is the 7th largest travel market in the world. But, it’s not just vacations that have Russians traveling; Russians are increasingly traveling for services that they would prefer to have access to outside of Russia, such as health care.

  • Russian Summer Travel & Activity 2017

    Russian summer travel is an exciting time for families and working professionals! Summer is a popular time for Russians to go on vacation, especially the month of August. Russians, among many other travelers during this…

  • Russian May Holiday Travel

    The first and second weeks of May are a big travel period for vacationers in Russia. Russians take trips both domestically and internationally with back-to-back long weekends celebrating May 1st and May 9th – Labor…

  • Russian Travel: Winter and Holiday Vacations 2017

    As posted earlier this week, early January in Russia includes two major holidays, the New Year and Orthodox Christmas on January 7th. Most Russians have time off during this period making it one of the…

  • Yandex.Direct Travel Success Story: Grand Cruise

    Yandex recently interviewed the Russian marketing manager of the hotel chain Grand Cruise for the latest Yandex.Direct travel success story. Thanks in large part to their online marketing campaigns on Yandex.Direct, the Anapa based hotel…

  • Russian Summer Travel Insights 2016

    Summer time but especially the month of August proves to be the best time for many to take a vacation.  Russians, among many other travelers, take trips both domestically and internationally for summer holidays before…

  • Capturing Yandex.Direct International Traffic: Skyscanner Case

    For most advertisers, Yandex.Direct international traffic is not something they consider. The primary focus of Yandex.Direct is capturing the local Russian audience but for those advertisers thinking outside the box to the Russian population worldwide…

  • Yandex Travel Industry Success Story: Skyscanner

    Yandex recently interviewed Skyscanner, one of the most successful companies in the Russian travel industry that grew 50% in 2014.  Yandex sat down with Skyscanner’s Russian marketing manager, Ilarion Kopaleyshvili, to learn more about their…

  • Russian Medical Tourism Market Industry Report Q2 2016

    Russians, who have been practicing medical tourism for some time now, are adopting new habits and practices when it comes to their health treatments abroad. Russian users who travel for medically related reasons are still…