Russian tourists ranked 5th in the world on travel expenses

Chinese tourists overtook Germans and Americans on the costs for traveling abroad.

According to the data of the UN World Tourism Organization, in 2012 the Chinese spent more than $100 billion for international travels, exceeding the 2011 result by 41%.

Tourists from both Germany and the USA spent almost $84 billion.

Russian tourism also grows quite rapidly: in 2012 the Russians spent more for international travels by 32%, and, thus, Russia went up to fifth in the world, UNN reports.

English translation by BSN