More than 1 million Russians have visited Georgia in 2016
In 2016 Georgia was visited by 1 million 37 thousand Russians, which is more than 100 thousand against 2015 - according to TASS information referring to the administration of the Republic of tourism. Russia takes the fourth place among the countries, whose citizens visited Georgia. On the first place by this indicator is Azerbaijan (1 million 523 thousand), on the second is Armenia (1.496 million), then - Turkey (1 million 254 thousand). According to experts, the increase of the number of trips to Georgia of Russian citizens, including tourists - is the result of easing tensions between the two countries in the last four years and expansion of cooperation in trade, economy, culture and tourism.
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.