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The tourist flow from Russia to Antalya in the first half of the year increased 44 times

About 1.1 million tourists from Russia rested in Antalya in January-June 2017, which is 44 times more than in the same period of the last year and 24% higher than the tourist flow in the same months of 2015, according to the Association of Tour Operators of Russia ATOR) with reference to the administration of […]

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ATOR: Greece is one of the most popular holiday destinations among Russians in 2016

“According to preliminary data, Greece, Spain, Turkey, Thailand and Cyprus have become the most popular holiday destinations among Russian tourists in 2016”, – told the executive director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) Maya Lomidze on Wednesday. “This year Greece will be the leader in the number of coming Russian tourists, after […]

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New Ellinair Routes Kavala-St. Petersburg/Moscow Announced

Ellinair, of the Mouzenides Group, has announced the launch of new air routes from the northern Greek city of Kavala to St/ Petersburg and Moscow, Russia. The seasonal service will run from May 26, 2017-September 10, 2017. Flights from Kavala’s Alexander the Great International Airport to Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport will run on Tuesdays and […]

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Greece Banking on Russian Tourists

Greece hopes to replace Turkey as a major destination for Russian tourists this coming season with pilgrimage tours, visits to wineries and historical sites, the country’s Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura said in an interview with Gazeta.ru. When asked if she expected more Russian tourists to come to Greece now that Egypt and Turkey are virtually closed […]

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The number of travel agencies in Russia reduced by 30% over two years

  The number of travel agencies, operating in Russia, decreased by around 30% over the past two years, the press secretary of the Russian Union of Travel Industry Irina Tyurina reported. “The decline in demand for international trips, a reduction of charter programs, the closure of Turkey and Egypt as destinations led to the fact […]

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Russia Interested in Augmenting Tourist Numbers in Greece

“Every Russian that visits Greece feels like home,” said Oleg Safonov, head of the Russian Federal Service of Tourism, in a recent show in Sputnik Express, who emphasized that there are efforts to increase the tourist flows from Russia towards Greece. “Greece is a very important associate for us and the relations between us have […]

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Russia, Greece discuss expanding economic cooperation

Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade said that Russian and Greek representatives held talks on expanding cooperation in the industrial and transport sectors. Russian and Greek representatives held talks on expanding cooperation in the industrial and transport sectors within the framework of the Russia-Greece cross-cultural year, Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade said Wednesday. The […]

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