GD World Cup fans spend up big in Russia
http://www.dongguantoday.com/     07/06/2018 10:53


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Tourists from Guangdong Province to Russia for the World Cup are spending the most compared with those from other provinces, with a per capita consumption of 20,462 yuan, excluding tickets for the matches and other expenses.According to a report released by Ctrip, one of China's leading travel agencies, over 5,000 people have signed up for tour packages, or individual travel products to Russia, during the World Cup through the agency, over 10 times the number of tourist that went to Brazil during the last World cup.


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The agency has also said that the price of a guided tour including tickets to the semifinals and the final has already reached 90,000 yuan per person.

Figures from FIFA show that even though the Chinese football team didn't make it to Russia, Chinese football fans have purchased over 40,000 tickets to the games, ranking 9th in the world. In addition, including tickets from Chinese sponsors and regular tourists, it is estimated that over 100,000 Chinese tourists are visiting Russia during the World Cup.
来源:Radio Guangdong's English Service     Editor:容艳君