“The Russian tourist flow to Monaco increased by 50% in January and February 2017. Russia is on the fifth position by this indicator among the other countries”, - said the President of the Department for Tourism and Congresses of Monaco Guillaume Roses.
"In the fourth quarter of 2016 the number of nights booked by tourists from Russia was 5 810, which is 9% more than in the same period of 2015. And just for the first two months of 2017 - January and February - the incoming tourist flow from Russia to Monaco has grown by 50%. More than 50% of Russian tourists come to Monaco during the summer season, and our task for the coming years is to demonstrate that Monaco is attractive at any time of the year - thanks to the beautiful weather, a lot of cultural and sporting events", - he underlined.
G. Roz noted that according to the results of 2017 they expect the growth of the Russian tourist traffic by 10-15%.
In 2016, Monaco was visited by 890 706 tourists from all over the world, almost as much as a year earlier. The leader of the tourist flow is France - 151 157 tourists, on the second place is United Kingdom - 112 613 people, Russia closes the TOP 5 with the result - 46 411 visitors.