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With the development of social networks, especially Instagram and Youtube, blog tours have become one of the most effective ways to promote travel destinations. Many Russian travel bloggers have hundreds of thousands of Russians who are interested in traveling. Their audience multiply exceeds any travel magazine or website. Having organized a FAM tour of literally 10 travel bloggers, it is quite realistic to reach a target audience of 1-2 million people. And given that the promotion will come from a person to whom subscribers are loyal, then such a contact will be much better than a standard advertising message.
Travel-blogger and business consultant Dmitry Kulikov @Oktagon (www.instagram.com/oktagon), especially for the TURPROM, based on his experience in various fam-tours, described the main recommendations when organizing a tour for travel bloggers. Continue reading
On the eve of the opening of regular flights between Moscow and Cairo, it is worth thinking about how to spend time, what to look for from the variety of attractions that the multi-faced capital city of Egypt has to offer, what can serve as an alternative to the usual options and open this country in a new way.
In recent years, the Ministry of Tourism and the Coptic Church of Egypt have been actively promoting and developing a pilgrimage tour – the route of the holy family. It is proposed to follow the path of baby Jesus, the Virgin Mary and Joseph, who were in Egypt for several years, hiding from King Herod. The route itself stretches from Northern Sinai through Cairo and its suburbs to the city of Assiut. It includes 25 revered places to complete the entire journey (excluding North Sinai for security reasons), it will take 5-8 days. Continue reading
Excursions in transit or where the tourist will be offered a free trip during the connection of flights?
Flights with a “long” transfer – not the most favorite offer from tourists. However, at some airports, “getting stuck” for a few hours may be an added bonus to travel, because a number of air ports offer tourists not only endless rows of duty-free shops and cafes, but also free informative excursions, thanks to which you can replenish your traveler’s collection with one more destination point, often very nontrivial.
But let’s start with the familiar hub of our tourists – Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Here, free tours of Istanbul, however, are available only to tourists of the flights of the Turkish national carrier “Turkish Airlines” and provided that they wait for the transfer from six hours to days. Incidentally, this includes transfers from domestic flights. In order to get on a free tour of Istanbul, tourists will need a passport, boarding pass, as well as some luck – after all, you must have time to register a tour before it starts. Continue reading