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Rostov can Become Center of Internal and International Tourism

At the 37th session of the Rostov-on-Don City Council, its members addressed matters related to the work of the Department of Economy in promotion of the city’s tourist potential. According to Polina Korostieva, the acting Head of the city’s Department of Economy, 16,480,000 rubles are allocated to finance events on the program this year.

The number of tourists who visited the Don capital in 2018 increased by 8% YoY and totaled over 557,000 people. The number of international tourists (94,000) rose almost by a factor of 2.4 over the year. The city’s tourist website (with average monthly traffic of over 6,000 unique visitors) was upgraded in 2017, and in 2018, it was recognized as the best tourist website in a professional contest.

Following the discussion, the City Council took notice and engaged the city’s Administration Office to prepare suggestions to develop business tourism.


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