The business travel market slowly began to recover in June the number of bookings of business travelers has increased several times over compared to may, though still far from pre-crisis levels. The increase in activity is primarily due to the employees of industrial enterprises and retail companies, which in addition to the trips to Russia are already starting to plan first trip abroad.In Russia restored the business tourism: in June, the demand for travel for business trips increased by 173% compared to may. Such data are the Agency “Aeroclub”. Analysts clarify that, despite the significant growth lags behind the value of last year by 85%. The trend is confirmed by other market participants. CEO of Smartway Maxim Yaremko indicates that the company managed to reach a 30% of pre-crisis volume. “If not for the holidays and vote on the amendments to the Constitution, could be 40%,”— he said. Deputy Director of the Center Travel Irina Mamaeva said that by the end of June compared to may the number of issued tickets increased four times, the train — twice, bookings hotels — two and a half times.In June, they made 78% more trips than in may, according to the “Aeroclub”. Retailers for the month have increased the number of business trips of the staff at 272%. Company specializing in information technology equipment— 150%.In Smartway note that the geography of flights of the business travelers now repeats before the crisis, excluding the regions that continue to apply restrictions for visitors. In the Center is called Travel most popular flights in Khabarovsk, Kaliningrad, Simferopol, Saint Petersburg and Samara. Among the clients of “Aero club” the most popular destinations of the trips were Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Samara, Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Ufa and Magadan.About 43% of flights abroad planned staff producing and processing enterprises, energy. About 20% of staff costs account for retail companies. Maxim Yaremko also marks the start of bookings flights to Europe, but we are talking about tickets for the August and later dates, as the borders with most countries remain closed. Irina Mamaeva notes the high demand for flights to Minsk as a transit point for travel to Europe.The General Director of “Aero club” Julia Lipatova connects the return to the market of sales of tickets abroad signed on 6 June by the decree of the government on the easing of the procedure of exit from Russia and entry into the country. The expert adds that, despite the gradual market recovery, it is not necessary to wait until the end of 2020 the volume of business travel will rebound to pre-crisis levels. According to her, business travelers continue to be careful: 38 percent of these ordershave tickets for three or less days before the trip is extremely low depths of the bookings.Alexander of Marcelobernard of Rospotrebnadzor for the mass testing of employees, the provision of additional information and the procurement of disinfectants hinder the work of hotels and resorts. Many of them are not ready to receive tourists, despite the formal resumption of the holiday season. Not in a hurry on vacation and tourists. Market participants fear that 10-30% of the accommodation facilities in this season can not be opened and waiting for drop revs considerably.Read more