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MOSCOW, may 3. /TASS/. At the may holidays, the share of tickets sold on the domestic fronts, according to the Russian Internet service for travelers Biletix is a record 72%. Such a high-level reorientation of tourists for domestic flights during the may holidays, analysts Biletix not checked not once in all the time of collecting analytical information from 2011 . This was reported on the website of the Federal tourism Agency

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It is significant that the graph of the share of demand for flights on domestic routes correlated with indicators of cost of tickets compared to the may holidays in 2011, the cost of flights in 2018 declined two times

According to the head of the Federal tourism Agency Oleg Safonov, the choice of Russians in favor of stay in the country due to a number of factors. Played a major role increasing the availability of tours, thanks to the emergence on the market of a competitive product of domestic tourism – packaged tours to Russia. In addition, travel to the Russian Federation became more comfortable in light of the development of infrastructure and improvement of the tourism environment, said Safonov.