“The flow of tourists from Russia to Thessaloniki fell by 11.12% for the first six months of this year”, - RES-MPA reports with reference to official sources. In general, there is an increase of foreign tourist traffic to this popular resort. So, from January to June 2018, according to the Association of Thessaloniki hotels, the total number of visitors was 1,115,097 against 1,085,595 in 2017. On the first line of the tourist flow to the country is Israel with an increase of night stays (64,205) up to 113.16%. Turkey, Bulgaria and Russia reduced the flow indicators.
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.