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Granada involves more and more tourists from Eastern Europe and Russia

Granada involves more and more tourists from Eastern Europe and RussiaIn Granada appreciable growth of a tourist stream from countries of Eastern Europe and from Russia is noted.

The number of tourists from Poland, Russia and the Czech Republic which stopped in hotels in the province Granada in 2011 grew by 115 % in comparison with 2009. In only two years there was an increase in number of tourists more, than twice if in 2009 the number of tourists made 18.844 people of these countries, that, in 2011 – 40.628 people. In total in total in 2011 Granada was visited by 13.922 Russian tourists, 21.659 Polish tourists and 5.047 travelers from the Czech Republic.

In the light of these data, the vice-president of Council of provincial tourism, Martha Nyeves explained that "Council realizes importance of this market for Granada, and in the future will continue advertizing activity to involve tourists from these countries".

In particular, in 2012 Council took part in the Moscow international MITT exhibition largest and the most important tourist fair in Eastern Europe, and concluded agreements with tour operators of Poland and Russia, and also organized several fact-finding trips for tourist agents and journalists.