MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
The Deputy Prime Minister instructed Rosturizm to develop national standards in the field of tourism safety.
“The priority task of the Government is to actively develop domestic tourism. We have launched a national project “Tourism and the hospitality industry”: we are preparing master plans for the territories, investors can use preferential loans by building new facilities in all corners of our country, and the regions can use a set of tools to realize their tourism potential. Along with the growing tourist flow within the country, the Government sees it as an important task to create conditions under which the tourism industry will function, strictly following the principle of safety for citizens. This applies to both the quality of the provision of tourism services and services in the context of certain types of tourism. In this regard, I have instructed Rosturizm to develop national standards in the field of tourism safety, which should take into account the best international experience in this area, as well as the peculiarities of the tourism component in the regions of Russia, ”the Deputy Prime Minister said.
The order, the deadline for which is until the end of October of this year, indicates the need to include national standards in the field of tourism in the National Standardization Program for 2022.
Dmitry Chernyshenko also noted that the head of Rostourism, on his behalf, is now actively working on security issues in the regions of the North Caucasus, as well as Turkey, where a large tourist flow from Russia traditionally goes.
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