Named ways to expand the state support of the Russian tourism industry

support for the Russian tourism industry and potential visitors from the state will promote the “socialization” of tourism, giving the opportunity to relax for people with low income and socially unprotected categories of citizens. This opinion was expressed to RIA “Novosti” Vice-President of the Russian Union of travel industry (PCT) Yuri Barzykin.

In his words, “support, but it needs to be expanded children’s activities, support programs for medical personnel and other population groups”.

the Expert is convinced that “this approach will enable a greater degree of socialization of tourism with the support of the state.

moreover, Barzykin said that the demand for tourism products is, but it is necessary to provide a sufficient solvency of people.

we will Remind, on Monday the Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin said that more than 70 regions of Russia since July 1 will be able to receive tourists.

“Since July 1, more than 70 of the regions will be able to receive tourists. In General, the demand for the services of the tourism industry begins to grow. But the download accommodation facilities in Russia it ranges from 20 to 30%. And to speed up recovery of the tourism sector, we included it in the list of affected industries. And has provided for additional measures to support tourism in the national plan of action,” — said the head of government.

for his part, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko noted that “for almost a month are resorts,” and “July 1, the tourist season is already in full scale.” At the same time, he said, rates “remain at the level of the 2018-2019 years”, besides “many two – and three-star hotels offer discounts.”

“last week, the CPS has significantly softened the requirements of the health centers. Today in 64 regions can travel without restriction, as from 1 July another 10 regions are planning to open. Hotels, boarding houses, recreation centers opened in 46 regions, resorts — 21 work. The beaches are open, our famous Krasnodar region, the Baltic, the Volga. We see that the demand in these places has returned to the level of 2019,” stated Chernyshenko.

According to him, the government expects that this season’s a vacation in Russia will spend about 22 million Russians.

Previously, the newspaper “Kommersant” lamented that the recommendations of the Federal service for mass testing of employees, the provision of additional information and the procurement of disinfectants hinder the work of hotels and resorts. Many of them are not ready to receive tourists, despite the formal resumption of the holiday season.

As emphasized by the publication, in spite of the removal of restrictions and recommendations for resumption of part of accommodation facilities and health centers were not yet ready to start receiving tourists from the estimates of “Support of Russia”.

At the same time not in a hurry on vacation and tourists. In this regard, market participants fear that 10-30% of the accommodation facilities in this season may not open, and wait for the falling turnover on the order.

let’s Add that the Russian economy in February—March 2020 was under the powerful impact of two negative factors — the rapid spread of the pandemic coronavirus infection COVID-19 and its deleterious effect on the global economy and collapse in oil prices. Against this background, the rouble significantly depreciated against the dollar and the Euro. Reacting to the situation, the government and the Bank of Russia adopted several packages of measures to support the economy and citizens.

may 11, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the end of may 12, a single period of days off, entered March 30, in the fight against COVID-19.

on 2 June Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin reported on the nationwide state plan for the recovery of the Russian economy in 2020-2021 years, noting in particular that the cost of the plan will amount to about 5 trillion roubles. June 19, Putin was sent a revised draft of the national plan.

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