Russian tourism growth should have been bigger

Russian tourism growth should have been bigger

Despite the recovery of the number of visitors to Greece from the Russian tourism market, this year’s figures remain a far cry from the all-time records of 2013, with 1.35 million arrivals and revenues of 1.34 billion euros.

A conference on Greek-Russian tourism held in Rethymno on the island of Crete heard that the rise in arrivals from Russia this year should have been far greater than the 19 percent year-on-year recorded, according to the general director of the Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Giorgos Amvrazis.

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