Rus News Journal

Cyprus expects growth of number of the Russian tourists

. This summer in Cyprus it is expected 15 - percentage growth of number of tourists from Russia. As the correspondent " passes; News " the minister of trade, the industry and tourism of Cyprus has declared it Nikos Rolandis.

According to the Cyprian minister, in comparison with 2001 when Cyprus have visited 138 tys Russians, in 2002 this figure will make more than 150 tys the person.

Rolandis has noticed that the introduction of the country into the European Union and the introduction of visas connected with it 4 the Russian citizens after 2004 should not be reflected in tourists from Russia. Procedure of reception of visas will be simplified. Besides, modern technologies of registration will be used and additional consulates of Cyprus in territory of the Russian Federation are created, the minister has noted.