The Russian tourist flow to Spain increased by 1% for the first nine months
“In January-September 2016 Spain was visited by 842.6 thousand Russian tourists, which is 1.2% more than in the same period of the last year”, - reported the National Statistics Institute (NSI) of the country. In September, the number of Russian tourists increased by 1.6% and amounted 129.9 thousand people. Totally, for the first nine months of 2016 Spain was visited by 60.346 million of foreign tourists, which is 10.1% more than in January-September of the last year. According to NSI data, in 2015 the number of Russian tourists visited Spain declined by 41% and amounted 580.8 thousand.
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.