Russia woos Indian tourists to

St Petersburg and Crimea

Russian tourism authorities have drawn up a plan to attract Indian tourists to destinations like St Petersburg and are promoting Crimea as the new tourism hub. “In 2015, the number of tourists from India to Russia was around 31,000. The possibilities to expand the inflow are enormous,” Katerina Belyakova of the Russian Information Center. “We are holding ‘Indo-Russian Tourism Exchange’ events for development of tourist traffic,” she said.PTI

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