At the beginning of this year, the increase in demand for plane tickets to Istanbul and Dubai was higher, but in July and August, the purchase of tickets for European and Canadian routes also increased.
There has also been an increase in shopping for traveling by train and bus. The rate of buying train tickets in the first half of this year has increased by 50% compared to the same period last year. In the same period of time, the amount of buying bus tickets has also increased by 72%. This increase in travel acceptance in 1972 has also occurred regarding the purchase of domestic and foreign hotel services. In the first half of this year, domestic hotel sales were 81% and foreign hotel sales were 60% more than in 1400.
Tehran and Mashhad; The most popular destination for travelers
According to the report of Alibaba, Tehran and Mashhad were the most popular tourist destinations in 1400 and 1401. Last year, Tabriz, Shiraz, Ahvaz, Qom and Istanbul were in the next ranks, but this year, Qom, Tabriz, Shiraz, Istanbul and Ahvaz are in the third to seventh ranks.
The most used vehicle to go to Tehran, Qom and Mashhad was the train, but passengers preferred the plane to travel to Shiraz. To go to Tabriz, different vehicles, planes, trains and buses have been used.
Most buyers of the Alibaba collection (66%) are between 18 and 35 years old, 16% are between 35 and 44 years old, and only 18% of buyers are over 45 years old. In 1401, these users make their purchases mostly from the website of this collection. In fact, 75% of users buy from the website and only 25% from the Alibaba app.