At the press conference of the Federal Agency for Tourism, held on 18 March 2013, the report of the tourist activity in Russia for the 2012 was presented. More than 28 millions of foreigners visited Russia during the last year.
The vast majority of travelers came to Russia for business purposes. Only about 4 million people visited Russia as tourists.
At the press conference there was also announced the results of domestic tourism in 2012: more than 35 millions of Russians traveled through the country.