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In Kamchatka the number of foreign tourists has increased in a year  10.12.2018 16:15

According to the government of the region, the number of foreign tourists that have visited Kamchatka since the beginning of the year has increased to 24.6 thousand people compared to the same period in 2017.

"During ten months of 2018, 24.6 thousand citizens of foreign countries have visited the peninsula. Most of them arrived in Kamchatka on board of cruise liners. By comparison, the foreign tourist flow in 2017 was 13.9 thousand people", - the message said.

Direct flights to Kamchatka from the countries of the Asia-Pacific region could significantly impact on the growth of tourist flow, the negotiations on this subject are under way, a number of documents have been signed, the message said.

Earlier, the authorities in Kamchatka informed that in 2018 12 cruise liners with foreign tourists on board have visited the region’s capital, and in 2019 the region is waiting for 28 liners.