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Weak Ruble Draws Foreign Tourists to Russia for Summer Vacations

The series of unfamiliar tourists engagement summer vacations in Russia has risen by 30 percent amid a weakening of a ruble, a Kommersant journal reported Wednesday, citing a investigate by a Momondo online reservation system.

Demand for trips to Russia during a summer months among German travelers — who done a many reservations — was adult 34.6 percent compared to a same duration final year, according to a study.

The series of bookings done by travelers from Israel has risen by 55 percent. The seductiveness from a tourists from Norway and Britain in trips to Russia has grown by 127.9 percent and 143.9 percent respectively, according to information from Momondo.

The investigate also suggested that unfamiliar travelers are now roving to Russian destinations other than a traditionally renouned Moscow and St. Petersburg.

The series of tourists peaceful to transport to a Urals city of Yekaterinburg has risen by 38.6 percent and a direct for trips to Siberia’s Irkutsk has shown 99.5 percent growth.

The swell in direct for trips to Russia has also been purebred by a Skyscanner online moody engagement system. The series of early moody bookings to Russia from unfamiliar countries for Jun this year is 35 percent aloft than final year, Skyscanner information revealed.

The series of unfamiliar tourists visiting Russia started to grow final year as a Russian banking has mislaid over 40 percent of a value opposite a U.S. dollar given a commencement of 2015.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/559849.html