In the Christmas holidays abroad, peace for a third less Russians

In the Christmas holidays abroad, rest one-third fewer Russians than a year earlier. About Sunday, 27. In December, the Agency RIA Novosti reported the managing Director of the Association of tour operators of Russia (Ator) Maya Lomidze.

“Visiting tourists at Christmas date declined compared to the previous year by about 30 percent, while in all European countries. This is only with the economic Situation,” said Lomidze.

Decreased the average duration of leisure, ranging from 10 to seven days.

On 7. September Vice-President Ator Dmitry Gorin, said that the Russian travelers in the summer of 2015. have on a foreign holiday, up to 20 percent less than the year before. According to his words, the tourists become choose Low Budget direction with an average check 700-850 dollars.

At the 3. September rosturizm reported that the number of Russians travelling abroad in the first half of 2015 declined by 24 percent compared to the same period in 2014. However, the number of tourist trips dropped to 33.8 percent. One such case was the biggest since 1995.

Rosstat, for the first nine months of the year, 2015 departure-the number of tourists from Russia fell 31.4 percent over the previous year and amounted to 9.9 million trips. The reason is the increase in the US Dollar and the Euro against the ruble.