The Russians are the world's leaders by the number of received Schengen visas
In 2015 Russian tourists have got Schengen visas more than the tourists from another countries of the world. At the same time the number of failures for the Russian Federation citizens in the issuance of visas was one of the most minimal - 1.3%. This was reported by European External Action Service.
"In 2015 3.4 million requests for visas were filed from Russia, among them 68% for multiple entry visas. Failure rate was only 1.3%", - noted at the Service. The second best are Chinese citizens - in 2015 China's citizens sent 2.3 million requests for Schengen, while receiving failures in 2.8% of cases.
Earlier, the European External Action Service cited data showing that in 2015 the number of requested Schengen visas for Russians decreased by 40%,
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.