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In this, the Russians beat the French, with most trips abroad made by people from Moscow and St. Petersburg. Besides, Russians made about a third of total foreign travelling growth in Europe over 2010 - 2013.
Turkey visited by 4.3 million retains its appeal for Russian tourists. Germany and China attracted 2.1 million and 2 million Russian tourists. Egypt performed worse than previously; Spain, whereas Greece and Thailand became more popular destinations.
Internet hotel and ticket reservation is increasingly widespread but is still not replaced by tour agencies popular with 37% of vacationers.
World Travel Monitor, world's largest provider of primary international tourism and travel data, has dispelled the myth about superrich Russian tourists throwing money around. According to the research, only 15% of holidaymakers have an above-average vacation budget, whereas 51% has quite a modest amount of money - about 1,200 euros per trip for one person, which only slightly exceeds holiday spending of other Europeans.