The hotel occupancy of Sochi region during summer time 2016 exceeded the same period of Olympian Games.
“The average hotel occupancy of Sochi region last summer was 82%. It is more than during the Olympic Games 2014”, - told reporters the Head of the Federal Tourism Agency Oleg Safonov on Monday.
"The average hotel occupancy during the Olympic Games 2014 was about 72%. In Krasnodar region we see the growth of the tourists’ number by 12% this year." - he added.
The popularity of the Krasnodar region O.Safonov explained by the fact that the quality infrastructure is improved. The hotels on "all inclusive" basis began operate, we have a number of new well-developed beaches now.
"The number of tourists in the Crimea exceeded 3 million to the end of August, that is 24% higher than the result of the previous year. We are actively working to improve the peninsula infrastructure. Five new hotels have been built in the last year. We are very glad that our hotel complex "Mriya" was appreciated as one of the best in Europe this year. Our tourism product is quite competitive in comparison with the foreign directions ", - said the Head of the Federal Tourism Agency.
According to him, the Kaliningrad region and Tatarstan have about 20% of the increased flow, Altai Territory and Karachaevo-Cherkessia - 12%.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.