The number of Russians in Maldives has increased by 4.7%
According to statistics, published by the Ministry of Tourism of the Maldives, the number of Russian tourists visiting the country in 2016 increased by 4.7% - from 44.3 thousand in 2015 to 46.5 thousand in the past year. The total number of tourists in Maldives has increased by 4.1%. The leaders are guests from China - 324.3 thousand, on the second place is Germany and Britain together - 106.4 thousand and on the third place with 101.8 thousand is Russia. In the first half of the last year there was a slight decrease in the number of tourists from Russia - obviously because of the economic crisis in the country - but in September, it is noted a significant growth of the tourist traffic.
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.