Foreign tourists spend in Moscow one billion dollars
According to preliminary data, Moscow will be visited by about 1.8 million foreign tourists this year, and they could spend $ 945 million. These data were obtained from the analysis of “Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index”. On the average, the foreign tourists visiting Moscow spend $ 800 per visit. The spendings of the Russian tourist much low - only $ 200.
According the results of the year, St. Petersburg is expected 988 thousand tourists from other countries, who will spend in the city of about $ 510 million. On the third place is Novosibirsk, which will be visited by almost 250 thousand foreign tourists. They will be able to spend $ 129 million.
According to forecasts, 203 thousand tourists from the other countries will come in Yekaterinburg. In Primorskiy Kray - 23 thousand, their spending will amount about $ 12 million.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.