Russian travel distribution shoots Sputnik-like into a new age
A number of distribution channels like Oktogo, RBT/FCm, Sindbad and Travelport significantly reworks “how it used to be done”.
There is a revolution of sorts (if you pardon the expression) taking place around the development of travel distribution in Russia.
Whilst not exactly the so-called “space race” experienced by Soviet Union cosmonauts in the 1950s and 1960s, such is the rapid development of a number of distribution channels that there is a significant reworking of “how it used to be done” taking place in the region.
First of all, Russia-based online accommodation service Oktogo is estimating gross bookings will more than treble next year to $100 million.