Connect with us

Asia Pacific

Chinese Tourists Throng Russia, Boosts Economy

Published

on

More than 840,000 Chinese Tourists visited Russia in 2017, within the framework of visa-free travel, which is 24% more than last year’s figures. Why are Chinese Tourists suddenly intered in Russia?

Representatives of the tourism industry in the Russian regions have recently noted a significant increase in travelers from China. Guests are attracted by memorable places connected with the history of the Communist Party and the October Revolution, as well as excursions to factories that were considered the flagships of Soviet industry, and museums dedicated to Russian ancient life.

Why is China so Disturbed with THAAD Missiles?

As noted by experts from TASS, Russia will be able to continue to increase the flow of tourists, arranging routes and opening new attractions for tourists. According to the association “The World Without Borders”, from the beginning of 2017, Russia was visited by about 840,000 tourists from China within the framework of visa-free travel, which is 24% more than last year’s figures.

Vladimir Putin to Run for Russian Presidency in 2018 Again

Chinese Tourists in Russia: Where do they Visit

“About 40,000 Chinese tourists visit the Vladimir-Suzdal Museum-Reserve annually, which is an absolute leader among foreigners. There is particular interest in the so-called” red tourism. “It is connected with visiting revolutionary places that somehow reflect the stay Chinese revolutionaries on the territory of Russia, “said Igor Konyshev, general director of the Vladimir-Suzdal museum-reserve, who previously several years led one of the most popular objects of” red “tourism – a museum-reserve com “Gorki Leninsky.”

Many of the Yaroslavl region’s tourist sites have already been adapted for Chinese tourists, the restaurants in the region have a menu in Chinese. As reported, Chinese tour operators have very strict requirements for hotels, specific requests for tourist products. There are difficulties in communication – the Chinese do not understand English-speaking guides well, and thus bring their translators.

Which Country has the Best International Image?

To make Chinese culture more understandable for Russians was helped by the opening of the Chinese educational center in Yaroslavl State Pedagogical University. In addition, at the Visit Russia forum in 2017, the region concluded an agreement with the “World without Borders” association, which develops ties with China.

In Rostov the Great, which is very popular with Chinese tourists, there are signs in Chinese. “Most of the Chinese tourists come to Yaroslavl as part of a tour of the Volga ships. They really like the Yaroslavl Art Museum; there is an opportunity to participate in the ball of the 18th and 19th centuries; participate in dances with historical costumes, and explore the Soviet history – said the head of the agency”.

In general, the representatives of the tourism industry are optimistic and expect that they will be able to further attract Chinese Tourists to their regions mainly due to hassale-free visa process.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Facebook

FEATURED

Putin-Macron Putin-Macron
Europe1 hour ago

French President Emmanuel Macron Blames Azerbaijan For Starting Conflict With Armenia

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday voiced solidarity with Armenia amid its conflict with Azerbaijan over disputed Upper Karabakh region....

Israel-Turkey Israel-Turkey
Europe4 hours ago

Greece Turning Into Another Israel – Turkish Expert Slams EU’ Blind Support For Athens

With growing military confrontations in the Eastern Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey, several European Union (EU) nations have got itself...

Indian-Flag Indian-Flag
Featured5 hours ago

200,000 Muslim Children Disappeared From Uttarakhand Overnight: Another Smear Campaign Or Truth?

A news is getting viral on WhatsApp and Social media in India which EurAsian Times has access to. The news...

INDIA-CHINA-WAR INDIA-CHINA-WAR
Asia Pacific6 hours ago

How India, China Conflict In Ladakh Is Becoming A ‘Test Platform’ For Drone Technology?

In a bid to compete with one another, India and China have been deploying their heavy weaponry and latest armaments...

India-Pakistan ties India-Pakistan ties
Featured6 hours ago

Pakistan Slams India For “Illegally” Freezing Amnesty’s Bank Accounts

Pakistan’s foreign minister – Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday lamented India “illegally” freezing Amnesty International’s bank accounts and called on...

PAK-DA-RUSSIA PAK-DA-RUSSIA
Featured9 hours ago

Rafales, F-35s, J-20s or Su-57s: Which Air Force Operates The World’s Fastest Fighter Jets?

Ahead of the dawn of sixth-generation fighter jets including Britain’s “Tempest”, US’ secret fighter under NGAD program, and proposed Russian...

Trillion-Dollar-Infra Trillion-Dollar-Infra
Americas11 hours ago

“Shut-Up Man!”: Donald Trump Has A Face-Off With Joe Biden At US Presidential Debate

US President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden clashed Tuesday evening during a political showdown that repeatedly broke down...

rafale-jets rafale-jets
Featured13 hours ago

After The Rafale Fiasco, How Will Indian Armed Forces Benefit From The Removal Of Offset Clause?

The Rafale fighter jets were back in the media limelight when the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) reprimanded...

S400-VS-F35 S400-VS-F35
Americas22 hours ago

Inside America’s Trillion Dollar Disaster – How The US’ F-35 Jets Emerged From The Ashes?

The United States currently houses the most sought after and probably the most potent fighter jets in the world, the...

TURKEY TURKEY
Featured22 hours ago

Armenia Threatens To Shoot-Down Turkish F-16s With Russian Iskandar Missiles

In a severe escalation of tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Armenian Ministry of Defense reported that an Armenian jet was...

Advertisement