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Russian Tourists Cut Holiday Spending By 30 Percent in 2015

Russians reduced their spending while abroad by 30 percent final year as mercantile retrogression army them to be some-more clever with money, a Meduza news website reported Tuesday, citing information from a United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Russians spent a sum of $35 billion abroad final year, compared to $50 billion in 2014, according to UNWTO. In 2013, a volume spent by Russian travelers abroad totaled $56 billion.

In 2015, Russia was ranked sixth in terms of spending during general trips, UNWTO said. The many income — $292 billion — was spent by Chinese travelers. They increasing their losses abroad by a entertain in 2015, year-on-year.

While some Russians cut behind on their spending abroad, others have to refrain from creation general trips during all, as a weakening of a ruble has done them reduction affordable.

Last year, Russian outbound tourism forsaken by 31.3 percent, a sharpest dump given 1998, according to a Russian Tourism Industry Union.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/568951.html