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 Travel Destinations: Top 5 Locations in the US

    The United States is an increasingly popular country for Russian travel destinations, surpassing all other countries in the Americas in terms of what tourist destinations Russians are searching for. Many of the top 5 American…

  • Russian Hotel Market Industry Report Q3 2015

    This Yandex Q3 2015 exclusive Russian Hotel market industry report provides useful data for hotel booking and travel industry sites. Yandex sees over 5 billion search queries every month – queries related to traveling varied from…

  • Russian Summer Searches and Purchases 2015

    People are vacationing, spending time at the beach, and enjoying the long awaited warm weather.  Our counterparts in Russia are not letting the economic situation really impact their summer fun.  According to Yandex research, people…

  • Russian Tourism Summer 2015

    Summer is upon us and we are all scheduling our vacation days and holiday trips.  For school children in Russia summer set in about a month ago with the ringing of the “last bell,” a…

  • Russians’ Top Searches for The Best Deals Online 2015

    15-20% of Yandex search queries are related to goods and services.  Most frequently users search for the products and services they want by entering the name without qualifiers like  “iPhone 6” or “бутсы Adidas” [cleats…

  • Russian Hostel Market Industry Report Q2 2015

    The travel industry remains a growing market in Russia. Russia is the 7th largest travel market worldwide.  Russians are increasingly searching to make their travel arrangements online, searching for flights and accommodations through Yandex. Research…