In June Russians are on the first place by the number of trips to Montenegro
“In June 2017 Russian tourists became the leaders by the number of visits to Montenegro”, - according to the data published by the country's statistics service.
In June, 117.4 thousand foreign tourists visited Montenegro. On the first place are Russians - 16.1% (18.8 thousand people). On the second place are the tourists from Serbia - 12% of the tourist flow (15.1 thousand people), on the third - Poland (6.6 thousand people).
By the number of nights in hotels in Montenegro, Russian tourists have become even more obvious leaders: among 540 thousand night more than 25% (136.3 thousand) were of Russians. Among the leaders are also Serbia (13.2%), Poland (6%), France (5.6%), Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.4%), Great Britain (4.2%), Germany (3.7%) and Ukraine (2.7%).
At the same time, the number of visits of Russian tourists significantly decreased over the year. In June 2016, 49.6 thousand Russians visited Montenegro, the decrease of tourist flow was 63%.
"The drop of the number of tourist arrivals to Montenegro from Russia was connected, first of all, with returning of cheap Turkey, which has become for many family tourists a good option for rest with children", - said in the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR).
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.