Russian Travel Digest

Natalie Tours

"Natalie Tours" was founded in April 1992. Since that time, Natalie Tours is a tour operator with an impeccable reputation in the Russian outbound tourism market. The company works both on mass and individual tourism destinations. Repeatedly, the company was recognised as the leader in number of tourists sent to Europe. /information is translated from the official web site of the tour operator/
Established in Year: 1992

Size of the company: about 400 employees

Expert Comment: Co-owner of Natalie Tours, Natalia Vorobiova is on 24th position in Forbes TOP 100 list of the richest women in Russia (16th position in 2014, 14th position in 2013), her capital is estimated in 90 million US Dollars ($105 million in 2014, $105 million in 2013). The company started with sales of tours to Black Sea resorts, trying to break Soviet standards (only they offered single accommodation in double rooms). In their first season in 1992 they had 120 tourists, in a year later - 5 000 tourists, in 2012 - 850 000 tourists. The main destination is Spain, followed by UAE.

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