Such an assessment was voiced by Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Tunisia in Russia Mohammed ali Shikhi at the exhibition “Otdyh”: “We see that the Russian market has once again confirmed its loyalty to Tunisia. Tourist flow from Russia increases from year to year, this year the Russian tourists take the first place in terms of the duration of stay – on average they stay at the resort Tunisia for 11-15 nights.”
“The latest simplifications of the issue of Japanese visas in January this year showed the result – almost 30% of the growth of the Russian tourist traffic in 2018,” said deputy head of the Tourism Agency of Japan Mr. Jun Taqsina. In addition to changes in visa obtaining process, development of direct flights and active promotion also played important roles. However, more than 70% of the tourist flow are independent tourists and only 30% are group organized tours. On which the future visa easing process is aimed.
In August this year, passenger traffic of Russian airlines increased by 7.5% compared to the same period in 2017. Such data is given in the report of Rosaviatsii. As reported by the department, during the last summer month 12.9 million people used the services of domestic carriers.
The airline Flydubai cancels previously announced flights Ufa-Dubai from November 24, 2018, the press office of the carrier stated. As explained in the company, the flights are removed due to commercial factors. At the same time, they stressed that tourists who purchased tickets for flights between Ufa and Dubai on the date after November 24, 2018, can book a flight on another Flydubai route in Russia or return money.