The tourists flow from Russia to Spain grew by almost a quarter in July
“Spain in July 2017 was visited by 186.2 thousand tourists from Russia, which is 23.9% more than in the same month of the last year”, - according to the National Statistical Institute of the country. In total, Spain hosted 10.5 million foreign tourists in July, which is 10.1% more than in July 2016. On the first place by the number of visits were tourists from UK - 2.3 million, or 22.1% of the total number of visits. The growth of tourist traffic in comparison with the last year amounted 7%. Also in the TOP 3 are Germany (1.4 million, plus 8.7%) and France (1.6 million people, plus 2.8%). In January-July the tourist flow from Russia to Spain amounted 640.7 thousand people, which is 16.4% more than in the same period of the last year. In general, for seven months in 2017, the number of tourists visiting Spain increased by 11.3%. The TOP 3 countries are the same - Britain (10.9 million, an increase of 8.7%), Germany (about 6.9 million tourists, an increase of 9.4%) and France (almost 6.3 million tourists, plus 4, 3%).
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.