Greece leads the list of the most popular holiday destinations among Russian tourists in 2016, the executive director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), Maya Lomidze, announced recently.
According to e-newspaper Russian Travel Digest, while citing preliminary data on Wednesday, regarding the most popular holiday destinations among Russians in 2016, Lomidze said that Greece will be the leader in the number of incoming Russian tourists this year.
ATOR’s executive director said that Greece will most likely be followed by Spain, Turkey, Thailand and Cyprus. She also said that she expects Tunisia to be in the top 10 of the most popular holiday destinations among Russian tourists in 2016.
Official figures are expected to be announced later in 2017.
Moreover, Lomidze said that the total number of Russians traveling abroad dropped 40 percent against 2013.