The authorities want to increase the flow of tourists to the Far East and the Arctic to 15 million people a year

The Minister for the Development of the Far East and the Arctic, Alexei Chekunkov, said that he would seek to increase the annual tourist flow to the reporting regions to 15 million people by 2030.

“We have analyzed the development of tourism in all the Far Eastern and Arctic regions. There are niches everywhere for creating interesting travel products. We will strive for the tourist flow to the Far East and the Arctic to grow to 15 million people a year by 2030, using both existing business support mechanisms and new tools for this, “RIA Novosti quotes the words of Mr. Chekunkov.

The minister added that it is important to find “a balance between the development of the tourism industry and the preservation of ecosystems that are sensitive to any external impact.”

This week, Russian President Vladimir Putin called for mass tourism to the Valley of Geysers in Kamchatka. He objected to Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko, who said: “You can’t let (into the Valley of Geysers. – “B”) ten times more people: they will simply trample everything there. ” After that, the Deputy Prime Minister went to the Far East on behalf of Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin “to deal with the development of the tourism potential of the Valley of Geysers and the Kamchatka Territory.”

On the restoration of inbound tourism in Russia – in the material “b” “Crisis recruitment of travelers.”