The Government Commission for Regional Development, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Marat Khusnullin, approved 9 new projects in the tourism sector under the program of restructuring budget loans (1704). The volume of investments amounted to 38.6 billion rubles. This is stated in the message of the Ministry of Economic Development.
Now the list of investment projects in the field of tourism includes 49 investment projects. The total investment is 152 billion rubles, more than 9 thousand jobs are announced to be created.
“According to our estimates, the tourism industry has a high growth potential, while facing a shortage of quality accommodations. This is also understood in the regions, so the demand for support for such projects is growing. The Ministry of Economic Development will continue to interact with other regions to collect proposals and finalize applications in order to expand the list of projects”, – commented the Deputy Minister of Economic Development of Russia Dmitry Vakhrukov.
The Government Commission approved investment projects in the Republics of North Ossetia-Alania, Karelia, Kalmykia, as well as in the Krasnodar and Stavropol Territories. As part of their implementation, the costs of the regions for the creation of related infrastructure facilities will amount to 1.2 billion rubles.
In North Ossetia, it is planned to build a hotel and tourist complexes in the Prigorodny district, in Kalmykia – glamping “Arshan”, in Karelia – 4 hotel complexes, in the Krasnodar Territory – “Sochi Golf Resort” and a hotel complex with. Agoy. Thanks to the implementation of these projects, more than 2 thousand jobs will be created in the regions.
Under the 1704 program, 2 projects have already been implemented. Among them are the hotel complex “Segezha” 3 * for 60 rooms in Karelia and the sanatorium “Istochnik Zheleznovodsk” 5 * in the Stavropol Territory. The funds released by the regions are planned to be directed to the road leading to the Segezha complex, as well as to the construction of a new gas boiler house and a transformer substation in the Istochnik Zheleznovodsk sanatorium 5*.
Other projects under implementation include – development of the complexes “Kakhtisar” and “Alania Park” in the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, as well as the development of the tourist and recreational complex “Dombay” in Karachay-Cherkessia. In the Krasnodar Territory, the development of the Silicon Termy balneological resort, the Seapine Resort hotel complex and the Snezhinka skiing center. In the Altai Territory – hotel complexes on the territory of the SEZ “Turquoise Katun” and the gambling zone “Siberian Coin”. And the construction of tourist complexes and hotels in the Republics of Tyva, Chuvashia, the Khabarovsk Territory, as well as the Vladimir, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Omsk, Chelyabinsk and Yaroslavl regions.
To pass the selection, the cost of the project must be at least 50 million rubles. The selection also takes into account the ratio of private investment and budget funds allocated for the implementation of the project, and the number of new jobs.