The capital’s hospitality trade is steadily recovering from the restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic and different challenges. Sergei Sobyanin introduced this in his weblog.
The variety of vacationers has additionally grown. So, 3.3 million individuals got here to Moscow with out an in a single day keep. That is 5 p.c greater than within the first half of 2021.
The overwhelming majority of the visitors — 8.3 million individuals — are residents of Russia. Moscow stays the undisputed chief among the many nation’s areas within the area of home tourism. As well as, 700 thousand overseas vacationers have visited the capital because the starting of 2022. The common degree of lodge occupancy was 55 p.c.
Revenues to town price range on the identical time amounted to 50.2 billion rubles, which is six p.c greater than within the first half of 2021, when this determine amounted to 47.2 billion rubles.
Town helps the tourism trade, so preferential loans, grants, subsidies and different anti-crisis assist measures launched in 2020 had been retained. A lot of new choices have additionally been made this yr. For instance, now we have offered grants for market individuals who implement tourism tasks within the area of enterprise and arranged youth tourism.
An organization that organizes conferences, congresses, boards and enterprise conferences in Moscow, in addition to occasions for younger individuals (gatherings, contests and festivals), can obtain as much as 10 thousands and thousands of rubles to cowl bills. In complete, 350 million rubles are deliberate to be allotted for grants. Throughout the first qualifying stage, 25 functions for 50 million rubles have already been permitted. The second stage began on July 20 and can final till September 23.
As well as, non-financial measures to assist the trade are increasing. In 2020, the Russpass service was created, which helps to kind a visit plan, e book motels, buy tickets for transport and museums, and select eating places. In two years, Russpass has change into the biggest nationwide ecosystem of vacationer companies and metropolis affords, overlaying 85 areas of Russia. It has already attracted 5 million customers. There you could find greater than 5 thousand affords for vacationers, greater than 900 routes and excursions, hundreds of excursions. The service is accessible in 4 languages: Russian, English, Spanish and Arabic.