The Greek islands, Antalya and Bodrum (Turkey), Tenerife and Mallorca in Spain, Split in Croatia (charter from Bucharest, Iasi and Cluj-Napoca) are the Romanians’ most sought-after travel destinations this summer season. Romanian tourists prefer relaxing vacations, four-star hotel accommodation on Greece, Croatia Turkey and Cyprus and five-star accommodation in Antalaya.
According to the survey conducted by Cocktail Holidays tour operator, the Romanians living in northern country prefer spending their summer holiday in Greece, while those living in the east and south would rather go to Turkey and the westerners usually choose Spain.
Over 25,000 Romanians countrywide are going on holiday during May-September 2018 with Cocktail Holidays, with the travel agency operating over 25 weekly charters on the airports in Iasi, Cluj-Napoca and Bucharest, to 20 European destinations from seven countries.
Romanians living in Moldavia region usually choose Greece (Rhodos and Zakynthos islands), Cyprus and Spain, allotting an average budget of EUR 650/person for their stay. Most of them prefer the company of large groups-relatives and friends.
The most vacations sold for the Transylvanian locals are for Spain, with Mallorca famous island topping the list. The tourists allot a budget of at least EUR 750/person. The tourists from western Romania are pickier and are usually choosing their vacation following an extensive search.
The Romanians in southern and eastern country prefer spend their holiday in Bodrum, Tenerife, but also in Ibiza, or Mykonos, Greece, allotting EUR 799/person. Another favourite destination is the Peloponnese (enabled as a first by a new charter as of this summer).
Bucharesters mostly prefer Turkey, particularly Bodrum area, and are willing to spend EUR 590/person on average for an all inclusive stay. They also buy at least one optional trip, with prices ranging from EUR 25 to EUR 150.
Overall, tourists choosing Cocktail Holidays vacations are pairs and families with children, aged from 25 to 65, having secondary or higher education.