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Spain counts that in 2012 to the country there will arrive 2 million Russians

Spain counts that in 2012 to the country there will arrive 2 million RussiansFelix da Pas Garcia-Dia who is the adviser for tourism of embassy of Spain in Moscow, at press conference within the MITT-2012 exhibition declared that cancellation of a visa regime will make a great impact on inflow of tourists from Russia. He considers that the number Russia, visited Spain, can increase to 2 million a year.

 

On its data, the number of the visas issued to Russians increased almost by 52 % in comparison with last year, and these are about 705 thousand visas. It is important that only 3 % of tourists from Russia are confused with a visa regime of Spain.

Luis Felipe Fernandez de la Penya who is the Spanish ambassador in Russia, considers that complete cancellation of the formalities connected with a visa regime, seriously will increase the Russian tourist’s stream to Spain. The ambassador notes that Spain is interested in the Russian tourist market because this tourist’s stream promotes economic growth of the country.

Felix de Paz Garcia-Dia emphasizes that in consulate use the best efforts for simplification of conditions of issue of visas to Russians. This year the number of tourists from Russia should increase by 20-25 %. In 2011 the country was visited by about 918 thousand people that almost for 45 % it is more than in 2010.

He noted that in 2011 more than 60 % of tourists from Russia made excursions on the country that almost in 2 times more than in 2010.

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The number of the Russian tourists in Andorra will increase by 30 %

The number of the Russian tourists in Andorra will increase by 30 % On December 15 to Andorra the first of 18.000 tourists of Russia whom "Natali-Turs" on a ski resort plans to involve this winter arrived. Except 50 % of the market which "Natali Turs" occupies on this direction, the company expects increase in a flow of the Russian tourists at 30 %.

"Natali Turs" began a new mountain-skiing season in Andorra with opening of the Second congress of tour operators organized in the principality capital. In spite of the fact that official (more…)