Rossi Water Tourism
The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, said that the Government of the Russian Federation should take operational measures to encourage inland river transport.
" The Government, of course, needs to take operational measures to stimulate river traffic " , stated by Putin, speaking at the meeting of the Bureau of the State Committee for the Development of Inland Water Transport in the Russian Federation, to the press service of Kreml.
According to him, the country ' s rail passenger traffic had declined sharply in recent years.
" In the same 1980, they were 103 million, in 2015 they were 13.5 million. Lost popular and, above all, for tourism " The route from Petersburg and Moscow towards the southern regions of Russia " , said Putin, speaking at the meeting of the Bureau of the Committee for the Development of Inland Water Transport in the Russian Federation.
He noted that in the PRC, where river lengths were comparable to the FM, the traffic on waterways was 12 times greater, with Russian traffic on water transport leaving even fewer rivers.
" There is also a need to consider what should be done to revive and promote river cruise tourism, including the entry I have already mentioned. One of the key issues, the improvement of the visa regime, was said by the President of the Russian Federation.