The number of Russian tourists in the Dominican Republic quadrupled in August.
“More than 13 thousand tourists from Russia visited the Dominican Republic in August, it is four times more than in the same month of the last year”, - reported in the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) on Thursday. "This year most Russians arrived in the Dominican Republic in January - 8.682 thousand, in July -. 8.097 thousand, as well as in August - 13.328 thousand. The growth of demand is explained by reduction of the tour prices due to the expansion of proposal" - said in a statement. For the period from January to August 2016 the number of Russian tourists in the Dominican Republic has grown to nearly 59 thousand рeople or by 47.7%. According to the representative office of Tourism of the country, the Dominican Republic was visited by 71.5 thousand Russian tourists in 2015, which is 61% less than the year before.
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.