More than 5 mn tourists visit FIFA World Cup host cities

More than 5 mn tourists visit FIFA World Cup host cities

More than 5 million tourists, together with 2.9 million foreigners, have visited the cities internet hosting the FIFA World Cup matches, head of the Russian Federal Tourism Company Oleg Safonov mentioned.

“In line with preliminary data, the World Cup host cities have obtained extra than 5 million tourists. Moscow noticed the heaviest vacationer circulation of extra than 2.7 million, whereas St. Petersburg obtained extra than 600,000, and Sochi, extra than 500,000,” the agency head mentioned, stories Tass information company.

“The expansion of tourists visiting the World Cup host cities was from 19 per cent in Moscow, with the common development of 74 per cent,” he added.

There are at the moment 2.9 million overseas tourists in 11 cities internet hosting the World Cup matches. This indicator grew by 20 per cent in St. Petersburg and 235 occasions in Saransk when in comparison with the identical interval for June, Safonov famous.

The overseas vacationer circulation grew 10 occasions in Kaliningrad and Yekaterinburg and 15 occasions in Volgograd, whereas within the different World Cup host cities it elevated 1.5-2 occasions.

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