Statistics Of Internal Tourism In Roses 2015
Internal tourism in Russia increased by 30 per cent last year. This was reported by the head of the Federal Tourism Agency (Rostourism) Oleg Safonov, speaking at the parliamentary hearings in Gosmudum. He said that the growth rate of domestic tourism was now higher than the planned 2018.
"The taste of importation in internal tourism is giant. Of course we need to pay attention to this, we need to think about it. In the past year, domestic tourism grew more than 30 per cent. Already, 41.5 million of our citizens are travelling through our country. At the same time, the Federal Target Programme " Development of Internal and Entry Tourism " for the period 2011-2018 identified an indicative figure of 40 million people in 2018, said Oleg Safons.
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He added that domestic tourism was developing at a " boom " pace and observed that a competitive infrastructure should be built in our country. He said that the development of domestic tourism should also be facilitated by cheap airline tickets for internal flights. And cheaply, they can be 7.5 per cent, thanks to the Rosturism agreement with the Aerofwells company for a discount of up to 15 per cent for fuel.
As noted by Oleg Safonov, Rosturism also intends to increase the image of domestic tourism in the eyes of the tourist market in Russia.
In the case of citizens who are going to travel to Crimea, they will not face difficulties, but also draws attention to Rosturism. " In accordance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol are constituent entities of the Russian Federation in whose territory Russian legislation is in force. Travel to Crimea is internal and could not have any adverse effects on Russian tourists, as stated in a communication published on the Rosturism site. It was made public in connection with information on the website of a consumer society about possible problems in visiting the domestic tourists of Crimea.