Every tenth investor in Arctic invests in tourism

Every tenth investor in Arctic invests in tourism

October 28, 2022

In the Arctic and the Far East, investors invested 31.7 billion rubles and created 2.1 thousand new jobs in the tourism sector.

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. This was announced at the Forum of Russian Regions within the framework of the 25th International exhibition of the hospitality industry PIR Expo, held with the support of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and the Far East and the Arctic Development Corporation.

The ministry explained that in 2021 more than four million people visited the Russian Arctic and the Far Eastern Federal District, which is 38 percent more than in 2020.

According to Pavel Volkov, deputy minister for the development of the Far East and the Arctic, it is necessary to develop event tourism – sports, cultural, ethnographic, gastronomic. This will expand the geography of routes and increase travel time.

The head of the Far East and the Arctic Development Corporation, Nikolay Zapryagaev, explained why investors need to invest in the territory that is not quite easy in terms of doing business.

“Every tenth entrepreneur conducting investment activities under the Far Eastern and Arctic preferential regimes creates new points of attraction for Russian and foreign travelers. Today, more than 300 projects worth more than 126 billion rubles are being implemented in the territories of the Far Eastern Federal District and the Russian Arctic, which are designed to create 12 thousand jobs in the field of tourism and hospitality, of which 25 projects have been successfully implemented”, said Nikolay Zapryagaev.

According to the corporation, the top three leaders are Primorsky region – 177 projects, Kamchatka region – 62 projects, and another 25 tourism projects are being implemented in the Sahalin region.

Representatives of government and business presented their regions and tourist projects that will appear in the Far East and the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation: modern apart-hotels, hotel and business, sports and year-round ski resorts, glampings.

At the end of the event, certificates for recreation in tourist facilities of residents were raffled off among the session participants. The Green Flow hotel in the Rosa Hutor resort (Nornickel is one of its owners) was among them.

Recall that the Norilsk resident of the Arctic continues to build the Malinka camp site. This is the first of 19 investment projects launched by Arctic residents in the Krasnoyarsk rregion. On the territory of the base there will be a sauna with a winter tub, barbecue areas and a large terrace overlooking the lake. A boat station will appear, and there are also plans to organize a tent camp.

Thanks to preferences for Arctic residents, the Gorizont suburban recreation complex is being developed. Another Taimyr businessman is going to build a fishing camp near Hatanga. It will consist of six houses for tourists and two for staff, as well as a dining room, a kitchen, a bathhouse and a bathroom. The company representative promises to make all buildings from environmentally friendly materials. The Norilsk Development Agency assists residents of the Arctic in implementing their projects.

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October 28, 2022

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