Spain expects the growth of tourists flow from Russia
As it was reported earlier, Spain for 2018 expects the growth of the Russian market from 10 to 20%. One of the factors of growth is an increase of transportation volumes from Russian Federation. In this summer season 145 regular airplanes performed flights to Spanish destinations (Madrid, Barcelona, Gerona, Valencia, Alicante, Tenerife, Mallorca, Malaga) monthly, which is 20% more than in the summer of last year. In 2017 1.1 million Russian tourists visited Spain, which is 14.1% more than in the previous year. The number of night stays of citizens of Russian Federation was 4.8 million (+ 18.3%). The dynamics of the Russian market was one of the best among all abroad markets. The German market fell by 17%, the UK by 1%, Switzerland by 17%. Russia is confidently included in the TOP 10 of key incoming markets in Spain.
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.