Not so long ago Rosstat published data according to which the entry tourist flow in the first half of 2018 decreased. However, the data of Rosturizm say the opposite: the number of foreign tourists has increased by 18%. Such an increase is facilitated, first of all, by the 2018 World Cup. The president of the National Tourist Union Roman Skory said that according to official data in June 2018, 2,9 million guests came to the host cities of the World Championships. In the following publications we will consider the issue of inbound tourism in more detail: we will determine who, where and through what tour operator visited Russia.