Russia is the leader by increasing of the tourist traffic to Bali in January-August 2017
According to the statistical office of Indonesia, in January-August the resorts of Bali Island were visited in total by almost 4 million tourists, increased by 18.89% against the same period of the previous year, At the same time, every fourth tourist in Bali was from China. The Chinese tourist flow today accounts 26.23% of the total number, reaching 1,048,270 people in January-August. In comparison with the same period of the last year, the number of Chinese tourists on the island increased by 58, 48%. On the 14-th place among out coming markets is Russia with an index of 63,441 tourist arrivals in January-August 2017 and a share of 1.59% of the total number of foreign arrivals. Against 2016 year, Russia climbed one step in the rating of abroad markets, pushing New Zealand on the 15-th place. In spite of low number, the Russian growth of tourist flow in comparison with the same period of 2016 is the highest among all abroad markets - 62.16%. 3912 tourists from Russian Federation visited Bali for 8 months of 2016. This is more than the growth figures of the leading countries - China and India.
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.