Outgoing flow of tourists from Russia will not exceed 6 million in 2016
Outbound tourist flow from Russia in 2016 will not exceed 5.5-6 million people, the General Director of Intourist Victor Topolkaraev said at a press conference on Wednesday. "We expect a further fall in outbound tourist traffic. If we had about 17 million in 2014, then in 2015 it was only 12 million people. In prospective of 2016 we have to expect not more than 5.5-6 million, and that's only if Egypt will be opened in the near future . If not, then only 4.5-5 million,» Topolkaraev said.
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.