Tourists from Russia Increase

Lifestyle & TravelTravel ♦ Published: December 28, 2010; 00:23 ♦ (Vindobona)

The number of Russian guests in Austria continues on the rise. A double-digit growth might even be possible again.

Tourists from Russia Increase / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Robinseed [CC BY-SA 4.0 (]

The trend of Russian tourists choosing Austria as destination continues. A million overnight stays were attributed to tourists from Russia in 2010. In absolute terms, this figure is still low, but it has growing potential. Germany alone still accounts for 23 million overnight stays. In an interview with the Wirtschaftsblatt,  Hans Schenner, chairman of the Tourism Division of the…