The tourist flow from China to Russia increased 2.5 times YoY
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The tourist flow from China to Russia increased 2.5 times YoY

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02-14-2024
 

The tourist flow from China to Russia increased 2.5 times in January compared to the same month in 2023, according to the results of a MegaFon study.

According to the operator's statistics, Moscow and St. Petersburg are the most popular among Chinese guests, accounting for more than 57% of all Chinese trips.

In addition to the border areas of the Primorye territory, the Amur Region and the Trans-Baikal Territory, the list of the most popular destinations among Chinese citizens includes the Murmansk, Irkutsk and Tver regions, as well as Tatarstan.

Interest in Russia is also growing among travelers from other Eastern countries. Thus, the tourist flow from the United Arab Emirates is second only to Chinese among Asian countries in volume, but surpasses it in dynamics. Compared to January 2023, the number of tourists from the UAE increased 2.8 times.

Tourists from Japan are in third place (an increase of 31%). Russian cities are also very popular with Vietnamese (an increase of 85%) and Iranians, who arrived in January 2024 by 75% more than in the past.

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