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Russian Visitors To Dubai Will Increase

Tour operators are hoping that the number of Russian visitors to Dubai will increase again in 2009.  Last year there was a 21 per cent increase in the number of Russian tourists to Dubai.  Russian based Natalie Tours CEO said “Dubai has attracted 51,000 Russian tourists so far this year, which is at a par with the numbers last year.  We still have three months to improve that.”  

Natalie Tours is hosting a five day tourism conference in Dubai which opened at the Atlantis Dubai yesterday.  Another tour operator CEO noted that the Russian market is clearly a stable market for Dubai.   Chief Executive Office of Alpha Tours, Ghassan Aridi, noted that Russian tourists together with Saudi Arabians, spend the most in Dubai.
 

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