Russian tourist flow to Cuba has increased by almost 40% for the year
“For 11 months of 2016 Cuba was visited by 52.6 thousand Russians, which is almost 39% more than for the same period of the last year”, - reported in the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) on Tuesday.
"This figure has already exceeded the number of tourists from Russia for the whole 2015 - 43 thousand tourists. Cuba this season will achieve tourist record: according to predictions, the country will be visited by no less than 4 million tourists, which is 15% more than in 2015. The dynamics of the Russian tourist flow three times more against from the other countries", - reported in the ATOR.
The ATOP noted that at New Year's date Cuba is booked better than a year ago. Typically, the Russians go to Cuba for 10-12 nights. In addition, there is a high percentage of regular tourists visiting Cuba for the second, third or even fifth time.
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.