S7 Tour Announces 2008 Summer Vacation Package Sale


S7 Tour and S7 Airlines have devised special transfer fares for tourists from the regions. By purchasing a tour package to Sharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt), Hurghada (Egypt), Monastir (Tunisia), Barcelona (Spain), Iraklion (Greece), Rimini (Italy) and Antalia (Turkey) departing from Moscow, residents of the regions can fly to the capital on S7 Airlines flights with discounts of up to 40%. The fares have been introduced for flights from Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, St. Petersburg, Barnaul, Kemerovo, Krasnodar, Nizhnevartovsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Novokuznetsk, Novy Urengoy, Omsk, Perm, Rostov, Tomsk, Chelyabinsk, Kazan and Samara and are valid only when you purchase a tour to a country listed above.

The S7 Airlines summer flight schedule to and from these vacation destinations was specially devised using convenient regular connection flights.

The summer vacation package sale and the introduction of special transfer fares are part of a joint program between S7 Airlines and S7 Tour to develop international tourism in the regions.

“This is the first vacation package to appear on the market that expands the possibilities of tourists from the regions wishing to travel to popular resort countries. The regular flights offered in the vacation package give our clients an enhanced level of service and ideal flight connections,” says Svetlana Antoshkina, Chairwoman of S7 Tour’s Board of Directors.

S7 Tour is a model of a tourism holding company that is unique for the Russian market, uniting an airline, a travel agency and a retail sales network under a single brand. More than 260,000 tourists turned to S7 Tour for their travel needs in 2007. The company earned US$221 million in 2007.

The company has 14 years of international experience.

S7 Tour has an expansive affiliate network of 28 of its own sales offices in 21 cities of Russia (Moscow, Zelenograd, St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhnevartovsk, Novy Urengoy, Yakutia, Novosibirsk and others).

According to the sixth annual Ranking of Russia’s Largest Tour Operators, prepared by Kommersant Publishing and the Turinfo Information Agency, S7 Group’s tourism arm took fourth place in 2007.

The main specialization of S7 Tour is the organization of family vacations, ski tours, therapeutic and curative tours, excursions, exhibition tours, cruises, individual and VIP tours, corporate vacations abroad combined with business trips, conferences abroad, and sales of air and rail tickets.