The preference of Russians remains constant - Russian tourists prefer Crete
"The interest of Russians having holiday in Crete remains stable, despite the economic crisis" declared the Chania deputy ambassador of the Russian Federation in Greece, Michail Sava, who together with the Military attaché of the Russian Embassy, Colonel Gkenanti Mozagief, attended a morning at the memorial established in memory of Soviet soldiers of the Second World War and the Russian era of Cretan state, which arose in the cemetery of St. Loukas.
The Russian officially referred to the interest of the Russian visitors to find their vacation on Crete. "The preference of Russian tourists remains stable and this orientation is very important. Of the parts of Greece, Russians are visiting mainly it is Crete”. "We look forward to further consolidation in commercial, cultural and political ways. These relations are traditional, and now with new content, because of the developed direct contacts between representatives of the two populations. Russian tourists coming to Greece, and Greek enterprises establishing in Russia recently had an increase in the number of transactions, reaching 7,5 billion of dollars, which is significant amount of bilateral trade".
The Russian delegation met with the mayor of Chania, Mr. Kyriakos Virvidakis, who said after the meeting: "We discussed the issues of tourism, and recently we have received many e-mails from Russia, from people seeking information and material on our region in general and Crete. We have also discussed the cooperation in culture."
Source: TRAVEL DAILY NEWS