ArmInfo. Armenia occupies the second place among the most budgetary directions for Russian people rest and entertainment in 2017, Uralian Worker weekly informs by unnamed large tourist service on airline tickets booking. According to the sources, two Russian travelers will have to pay over $1470.for a two-week term holiday in Armenia
The cheapest direction is Abkhazia, where the expenses of Russian people will total $1468. The third position is occupied by India ($1501). Forth and fifth lines occupied by Serbia( $ 1564) and Nepal($1593) correspondently. In the last, 17th line, the rate place got Cuba, where two tourists can rest on average for over $2820.
To note, for the previous month 3091 Russian citizens came to Armenia by domestic passports of Russia. This data is shared by the press-service of the Central of General Administration of Civil Aviation ( DGAC) of Armenia. According to the information, from February 23 to March 23 2938 Russian citizens came to Armenian airport Zvartnots by Russian domestic passports, 153 to Gyumry airport Shirak. The Government of Armenia earlier confirmed new rules of entrance for Russian nationals. The Minister of Justice of Armenia Arpine Hovhannisyan told during the session of the Armenian Government on February 16 that in case of crossing the boundary there will be no notes on entrance, so that the documents would keep their validity. Russians will come to Armenia by domestic passports from February 23.
In 2016 the growth of the tourism in Armenia totaled 5.7%. For the given period 1.259.657 people visited the country. According to the Armenian State Committee of Tourism the growth of the tourists flow provided mainly activization of visits From Russia, Iran, UAE, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Indonesia, Columbia, the Netherlands, Oman, Philippines, Spain, Turkey. The majority of tourists came from Iran-over 30%. The Russian tourists amount grew up for 2.3%, in spite of the fact that the reduction of the number of Russian tourists about 6% was registered in 2015.