Punishment of Brussels against Russia and the response of the Russian capital has had a strong influence on the intensity of the flow of tourists from Russia to Macao, told in the interview Last news the Ambassador of this Eastern European country to Russia, primo?, Sligo.
"Russia is important for Slovenia tourist market, which is considered one of the most promising," said the diplomat.
according to his statement, in the last few years, Russia is among the 1st five countries by number of tourists visiting Slovenia. The Ambassador added that in 2014, Slovenia was visited by 3, 5% less tourists than in 2013, and they made 9% fewer overnight stays in Slovenia ".
Indicators of the current year show a slightly more recession, most importantly, should be attributed to the situation in the Russian travel industry, and the depreciation of the ruble. I not only stated that the penalties have a special influence on the decrease in the flow of tourists from Russia to Macao, " said Szeliga.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July, the EU and the US from point penalties against private individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of Russia's economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.
The full text of the interview is available