The tourists flow from Russia to Monaco has increased by 50% since the beginning of 2017
“The Russian tourist flow to Monaco increased by 50% in January and February 2017. Russia is on the fifth position by this indicator among the other countries”, - said the President of the Department for Tourism and Congresses of Monaco Guillaume Roses. "In the fourth quarter of 2016 the number of nights booked by tourists from Russia was 5 810, which is 9% more than in the same period of 2015. And just for the first two months of 2017 - January and February - the incoming tourist flow from Russia to Monaco has grown by 50%. More than 50% of Russian tourists come to Monaco during the summer season, and our task for the coming years is to demonstrate that Monaco is attractive at any time of the year - thanks to the beautiful weather, a lot of cultural and sporting events", - he underlined. G. Roz noted that according to the results of 2017 they expect the growth of the Russian tourist traffic by 10-15%. In 2016, Monaco was visited by 890 706 tourists from all over the world, almost as much as a year earlier. The leader of the tourist flow is France - 151 157 tourists, on the second place is United Kingdom - 112 613 people, Russia closes the TOP 5 with the result - 46 411 visitors.
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.