Chinese Tourist Return to Russia After Covid-19
10 March 2023 02:24
Russia's tourist industry has been dealt a double blow, by the coronavirus pandemic followed by 's so called special military operation in Ukraine.
Now Chinese tourists are returning to the country which has been isolated from the rest of Europe.
Chinese tourists pour off the train from Moscow to St. Petersburg on their first and long-awaited trip abroad since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
They had been waiting for this for the three years when inbound and outbound tourism was banned in the country.
Russia was included in the list of twenty countries recommended by the Chinese government to visit and travel enthusiasts rushed to book tickets.
The flow of foreign tourists to Russia has declined sharply, due to the pandemic and the country's campaign in Ukraine.