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BERLIN, March 6 (Itar-Tass) – Germany becomes more attractive and popular for tourists from Russia, China, Switzerland and Gulf states, the head of Germany’s tourism agency said on Wednesday on the sideline of the world’s biggest International Tourism Bourse ITB-Berlin 2013 fair, which is under way in the capital of Germany.
In her words, alongside with guests for Arab countries, the biggest inflow of tourists to Germany was registered just from Russia in the current year.
In 2012, the number of Russia’s tourists visited Germany grew by about 26 percent as compared to 2011. They booked more than 2.2 million beds in the hotels of Germany.
Berlin hosts the ITB for the 47th time. Taking part in the fair are 10,0086 exhibitors from 180 countries, including Russia.
About 170,000 people are expected to visit the fair, including 110,000 representatives of the sector. The exhibition will last till March 10. This year, Indonesia is the ITB partner state.