Nearly two million Russians have visited Antalya from the beginning of the year
“1.9 million Russians have visited Antalya since the beginning of the year, which is almost 40% more than in the same period of the last year”, - Hürriyet newspaper reports. "The tourist flow from Russia reached record level, it is 40.1% of the total number of travelers since the beginning of 2018. 1.9 million Russians came to the resort, which is 38.5% more in comparison with the same period of the last year. In June almost 827 thousand Russian tourists (28.5% against June 2017) arrived in Antalya", - the newspaper writes citing the management of culture and tourism of Antalya. According to the publication, in January-June 4.9 million foreign tourists arrived in Antalya, which is 40% more than in the same period of the last year. "At the same time the number of travelers in Antalya in June this year amounted 2.1 million people, which is 33.5% more than in June 2017. This is the highest figure for June from 2014", -underlines the newspaper. A tourist flow from Germany grew by almost 42%, it amounted 847.7 thousand tourists. In June 254.4 thousand travelers came to Antalya (+ 23.7%). In addition, increased the flow of tourists from Poland (+ 169%), the Netherlands (+ 76.9%), Sweden (+ 74.6%), Ukraine (+ 71.1%), Finland (+ 53.7%), Denmark (+ 32.9%), Belarus (+ 14.5%), Kazakhstan (+ 6.2%) and Israel (+ 2.3%).
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.