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December 30, 2015 - World Economic Forum

Which Country’s Tourists Spend The Most Money? - by Emma Luxton

Of the world’s international travellers, Chinese tourists spent the most money abroad last year, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization.

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April 15, 2015 - Business Insider

Tourists From These Countries Spend The Most When Traveling Abroad - by Jennifer Polland

Tourism is obviously a huge moneymaker for countries that are top travel destinations, but some tourists spend more than others. 

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An influx of Russian holidaymakers lifted Cyprus's tourist arrivals to a seven-year high in 2012, offering rare good news to a recession-hit economy, official data showed on Monday. Tourist arrivals to the Mediterranean island for January-December 2012 increased 3.0 percent reaching 2.46 million visitors, up from 2.39 million in 2011.

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August 13, 2012 - The Wall Street Journal

Russia Readies for Sochi 2014 — The Putin Games - by Paul Sonne and Richard Boudreaux

Welcome to Sochi, the Russian resort city on the Black Sea. In just a year and a half, the one-time summer playground for the Soviet elite will host the 2014 Winter Olympics and attempt to show the world that Russia can execute its first major global event since the fall of the USSR. The stakes—Russia's national pride—are high.

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June 19, 2012 - Russia Beyond the Headlines

Russia Needs a New Brand - by Anastasia Kazimirko-Kirillova

In order to become a destination for business events, Russia and its cities need to focus more on how it is perceived – and how it wants to be perceived.

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