In news from Ctrip, China’s largest travel agency, tourist flows from China to Russia increased by 150 percent in January-July compared to the corresponding period last year.
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The Trouble with Russian Travel
Despite Russia’s prominence as far as its proliferation of World Heritage listed cultural and natural sites goes, the country is struggling to have much of an impact on world tourism, with the travel industry accounting for just 3% of its gross domestic product. Compare that with say, Malta, whose tourist industry accounts for 35% of […]