The cities of Crimea entered the top cities that have become more in demand among tourists over the year
Russians dream of visiting the Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Irkutsk and Gorno-Altaisk more often than a year ago. 1600 representatives of the economically active population from all districts of the country took part in an open survey of the SuperJob service for finding high-paying jobs.
The cities of Crimea were included in the list of cities that have become more in demand among Russian tourists over the year. 5% of respondents would like to visit Balaklava, Bakhchisaray, Sevastopol, Kerch, Feodosia and Yalta. Women more often than men prefer the cities of the Golden Ring for travel (5 and 4%, respectively). Which regions of the country are the most attractive in terms of domestic tourism? St. Petersburg remains the most popular destination for Russians: every fifth (%) would like to see «Peter’s Creation» with their own eyes within the next year. 18% of men and 21% of women would like to go there, — note in the press service.
In second place are the cities of the Golden Ring: 9% of respondents dream of going to Sergiev Posad, Yaroslavl, Rostov, Vladimir or Suzdal. 8% would like to visit Kazan, 7% each in Moscow and Kaliningrad, and 6% in Irkutsk. Crimea is the most desirable destination for every twentieth Russian, and the same number would like to see Gorno-Altaisk and its environs. 4% each consider Sochi, Vladivostok, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and the cities of the North Caucasus — Pyatigorsk, Mineralnye Vody, Grozny, Kislovodsk as excellent places for tourism. Over the next year, 3% of respondents would like to see Karelia, Nizhny Novgorod and Krasnodar. 2% each named Murmansk and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, and 1% is ready to travel to any city in Russia. Only 3% of Russians dream of foreign resorts.
The desire to visit Kaliningrad, Irkutsk, the cities of the Golden Ring, St. Petersburg, Kazan and Moscow is noticeably more often reported by women, while men want to visit Vladivostok and the cities of the Caucasus more.
Compared to last year, dreams of visiting Sochi, Crimea and Moscow have become a little less common. And on the contrary, today they want to go to the cities of the Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Irkutsk and Gorno-Altaisk more often than in 2021-m.
Location of the survey: Russia, all districts
Time of the survey: 27 October — November 3 2022 of the year
Sample size: 1600 respondents