Thursday, September 21, 2017

Yekaterinburg in the top 10 for hotel e-booking

Hotel booking service Oktogo.ru recently placed Yekaterinburg on its top 10 list of Russian cities where online reservations are the most common method of booking hotel accommodations.

Joining Yekaterinburg on the list are Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Kaliningrad, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Pskov, Nizhniy Novgorod and Krasnodar, according to Ural Business Consulting.

Oktogo.ru reports that 80 percent of all online bookings in Russian cities originated from Moscow and St. Petersburg in 2011.

Within the scope of federal constituencies, the top five regions where online hotel bookings occurred were the Moscow Region, the Leningrad Region, the Krasnodar Territory, the Urals and Siberia.

Head of Oktogo.ru's Support Department Olga Favarizova said that in 2012, 20 percent of hotel reservations in the federal constituencies were made online, up from 10 percent in 2011, Ural Business Consulting reports.