Russian tourist industry feels the pain of fallout from Ukraine

Russian tourist industry: TheĀ number of foreign tourists booking in to Russian hotels dropped by 27% in the first half of 2014 according to Rosstat, as uncertainty around the political situation in Ukraine took its toll. The majority of the 10.7 million tourists who entered Russia during this period were, ironically, from Russian sections of Ukraine as well as from Kazakhstan and Poland. HeraldĀ