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Consumption Expenditure of Foreign Tourists Grows

Published: February 3, 2011; 00:58 · (Vindobona)

Russian and Chinese tourists are proving to be particularly generous consumers in Austria. Overall sales rose by 23% in 2010.

Consumption Expenditure of Foreign Tourists Grows / Picture: © Tourism Austria

The same as before, Russians and Chinese are the most eager consumers among tourists in Austria. Sales to Chinese visitors grew by 66% in 2010 to € 44m. The expenditure of Thais even grew by 86%, and Taiwanese tourists bought 40% more. The trend in Austria, confirmed by the Global Blue VAT refund provider, points definitely towards Asia.

Russian visitors still are the…

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