ATOR: Russian regions broke the record of attendance of tourists during New Year holidays

A record number of tourists visited the Russian regions in the New Year holidays, the press service of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR).

“The first results of the past Christmas holidays. As expected, the results are superior to last year”, - said the press service. “So, Krasnodar region, said the admission of the New Year more than 340 thousand. Tourists ski resorts in Krasnaya Polyana in the first 10 days of January attended by a record 392.2 thousand. People. Kazan said the actual doubling of tourist traffic - up to 133 thousand. People over 36 thous. tourists visited the ancestral lands of Santa Claus in Great Ustyug “- added there. The press service noted that a significant portion of tourists who went on vacation through tour operators, not just to the regions visited for one day and took full accommodation, thereby loading the local hotels, visited the regional museums and sights.

The press service noted that a significant portion of tourists who went on vacation through tour operators, not just to the regions visited for one day and took full accommodation, thereby loading the local hotels, visited the regional museums and sights.

“For example, in the Krasnodar region the majority of guests - more than 280 thousand. People - stayed in hotels and boarding houses of Sochi, Anapa, Gelendzhik, Tuapse and Apsheron districts, on the Azov Sea coast. Expected been filled and hotels Krasnaya Polyana - at 90-100%, and New Year’s holidays, they took almost 56 thousand. people. The total number of visitors to the mountain complexes increased by 6% compared to last year, when the holidays in Krasnaya Polyana visited 370 thousand. people, “- the press service of ATOR data Regional Ministry of Tourism .

At 10%, and increased the number of tourists in Veliky Ustyug. According to the governor of the region Oleg Kuvshinnikova, Great Ustyug holidays visited by tourists from Vologda, Cherepovets, Nizhny Novgorod, St. Petersburg and Moscow. In total, the Vologda region in the New Year holidays was visited 120 thousand. Man.

According to the press service of ATOR, a record attendance at the New Year’s holiday and said the State Committee for Tourism of Tatarstan. “Like last year, the highest rates were recorded in the period from 3 to 6 January. The local authorities note that guests not only visited tourist sites in Kazan, and other attractions of Tatarstan”, - said the press service. “So, the Bulgarian state historical and architectural museum-reserve in the celebrations took more than 4 thousand., Almost twice more than in the same period in 2015. On the island Sviyazhsk from 1 to 10 January, visited 10 thousand. 133 people, when Last year, the island was visited by about 8 thousand. tourists, “- added there.

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