At the end of 2018, the number of tourist trips of Russians abroad increased by 7 % compared with 2017. It is reported by “Kommersant, citing a study of the company Euromonitor International. In total, last year foreign trips from Russia increased by 6%. The main directions were Turkey, Germany, Thailand, Italy and Spain.
The number of foreigners coming to Russia has also increased. Overall, the number of such entries increased by two percent in 2018, and the number of tourist trips increased by 10%. The most active people in Russia were citizens of China (an increase of 14 percent), Germany, South Korea (an increase of 44 percent), the United States and Israel.
According to the basic forecasts of Euromonitor International, the outbound flow from Russia until 2023 will grow by an average of three percent a year and will reach 45 million people. Inbound tourism will increase by five percent per year - up to 32 million people.