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The state program “Tourism Development” until 2030 is being launched in Russia. It was approved by the Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. The total amount of financial support for the state program until 2024 is 724 billion rubles. Of these, 168.4 billion – federal budget funds, 75.8 billion rubles – funds from the consolidated budgets of the regions, 542.1 billion rubles – extra-budgetary sources.

The structure of the state program includes three federal projects – “Development of tourism infrastructure”, “Increasing the availability of tourism products” and “Improving management in the field of tourism”, included in the national project “Tourism and the hospitality industry”, as well as a set of measures “Ensuring the management system in the field of tourism “.

“The development of domestic tourism in Russia is a national priority. The country has a colossal tourism potential. This year, the national project “Tourism and the hospitality industry” was adopted, and from the beginning of 2022 the state program “Development of tourism” approved by the Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin will start working. Investors this year received soft loans for the construction of hotels with a total capacity of almost 14 thousand rooms. Within the framework of the new state program, over 19.5 thousand rooms should appear throughout the country due to concessional loans until 2024. Investors will be assisted, among other things, during the construction of infrastructure for tourism facilities. And work in this direction is carried out jointly by the Ministry of Construction of Russia and the corporation “Tourism.RF”. In the next three years, grants will receive at least 2.5 thousand entrepreneurial initiatives aimed at developing domestic tourism. In 2021, 452 projects received a similar support measure. Together, all these measures will allow us by 2030 to increase the number of domestic travel to 140 million trips per year, create at least 1.7 million new jobs and increase the industry’s contribution to the economy to 8.3 trillion rubles, ”said the Deputy Chairman Governments Dmitry Chernyshenko.

17 ministries and departments became participants in the state program, in particular the Ministry of Construction and Housing and Utilities, the responsible executor of the said state program, as well as the Federal Agency for Tourism, which is the responsible executor of the national project “Tourism and the hospitality industry.”

As a result of the implementation of the state program, the following goals should be achieved:

citizens are provided with modern tourist infrastructure;
a system of support of public and business initiatives aimed at the development of domestic tourism was created and implemented;
conditions have been created to ensure accessibility to citizens of travel around the country in a comfortable and safe tourist environment;
digital solutions have been created and implemented that provide citizens with access to information about recreation opportunities within the country, as well as to digital travel services;
an end-to-end system of financial and non-financial support was created, aimed at developing the export of tourism services;
the number of jobs was increased and the personnel potential of the domestic tourism industry was increased;
measures were taken to digitalize public administration in the field of tourism;
the state administration in the field of tourism has been improved.

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