In 2022, 34 million citizens have already rested in Russia. It is expected that by the end of the year it will be possible to reach the figure of 61 million.
“This is more than last year, and even slightly more than in pre-Covid 2019. By the end of 2022, we expect a tourist flow of 61 million people. And thus, we will come as close as possible to the record figure that was in 2019 – 65 million “, – RIA Tourism quotes the words of the head of Rostourism Zarina Doguzova.
The head of the department emphasized that in The number of vacationers in Russia and those traveling for the purpose of recovery, recreation and leisure has doubled. Previously, Russians traveled around the country mainly as part of business trips. This was also reflected in the turnover of the industry. Thus, by the end of 2022, it will exceed the figure of 2019 by 1 trillion.
“In 2020, employment in the industry fell very significantly, then we managed to restore it by almost 95 percent, and this work is ongoing now”, Zarina Doguzova commented on the situation with employment in the tourism industry.