In the first half of 2023, the Krasnaya Polyana gambling zone in Russia saw 26,855 foreign tourists, according to Pavel Perov, the General Director of the gambling zone. Perov mentioned that 26,855 foreign tourists represented 5% of all guests in the Krasnaya Polyana gambling zone. Before the pandemic, the proportion of foreigners visiting was in the range of 24-27%. Among all the gambling zones in Russia, Sochi currently holds the top spot regarding the number of foreign visitors.
According to his data, in 2023, among the foreign tourists who visited the Krasnaya Polyana gambling zone and Casino Sochi, there were citizens from 40 different countries. The largest number of visitors came from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, China, Israel, Turkey, Georgia, India, Australia, Latvia, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Serbia.
The Krasnaya Polyana gambling zone has high hopes for a significant increase in the number of tourists from Iran in 2024.