Rosturizm is expecting the growth of internal tourists flow at 10-15% according to the results of the year.
“Rosturizm (Federal Tourism Agency) is expecting the growth of internal tourists flow until the end of 2016 by 10-15%”, - said the Head of the Agency Oleg Safonov on Monday.
“The ruble fell against the euro and the dollar – it is important. But no one can deny the fact that the quality of the internal product has changed for the better. We offer a competitive world-class tourism product. Last year we started offering the package tours for holidays in Russia. This year the geography of package tours in Russia is expanded. We launched charter trains to the Russian south regions. ", - he stressed.
According to him, the growth of the domestic tourists’ number was about 18% last year, the total number - 50 mln. "This year we are planning the growth of the number of travelers across Russia about 10-15% in comparison with the last year”,- added O.Safonov .
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.