Visa-free policies of a number of countries have increased the demand for holidays among Russian tourists in these countries.
Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm) reveals the ten most popular destinations for Russian tourists which are Greece, Cyprus, Tunisia, Russia, Bulgaria, Thailand, Spain, Vietnam, Montenegro, and Italy, Fed.sibnovosti.ru reported.
“The demand for holidays in these countries is due to the possibilities for visa-free visits to a number of the countries in question as well as the democratic price policy,” Sergey Agafonov, chair of the Union of Travel Agencies in Russia, said.
The interest shown by Russian tourists in Cyprus has doubled while that shown in Montenegro has increased by 37%.
The popularity of resorts in Russia, Bulgaria, Thailand, and Vietnam has increased by 60%.