Russia sees 25% increase in domestic tourism traffic during tourist season in 2018

    Russia‘s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reported (03-Dec-2018) domestic tourism traffic increased 25% in the 2018 tourist season. Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said 60 million domestic tourists are expected in 2018. Mr Medvedev said Crimea handled 6.3 million visitors in 2018 and Krasnodar Krai 15.5 million visitors, including six million visitors in Sochi. Mr Medvedev added the 2018 FIFA World Cup event had a notable impact on tourism in 2018. [more – original PR – Russian]