Over 200 thousand people are employed in tourism in Moscow. In an interview with m24.ru Minister of Moscow Government, Head of department of economic policy and development Maxim Reshetnikov. According to him, last year this sector increases the Moscow economy as the hospitality industry: hotels, restaurants and transport companies. "Our monitoring has shown that tourism also occupies an increasingly important place in the economy of the city in this area is already occupied more than 200 thousand people." - Said Reshetnikov. In addition, m24.ru interviewee said that in Moscow rapidly growing and creating added value industries such as manufacturing, IT and science, 50 percent more than the Federal State Statistics Service said. "On the growth of these sectors of our economic policy is directed in recent years - from targeted measures to support the implementation of comprehensive programs" - the official stressed. Related Links Tourists planning to bring in TINA using the Chinese Cultural Center in Moscow may appear Register excursion routes of public transport in the capital will have new guides to attractions QR-codes previously deputy head of the department of the national policy of inter-regional relations and tourism Konstantin Goryainov told the media that the contribution of tourism in Moscow economy is 3-4 percent. But in his view, the capital is able to increase performance and get to the budget of the order of a trillion rubles. According to the department, foreign tourists spend in Moscow for a trip to an average of $ 800, Russians - 200 dollars. At the end of this year in the capital of the ten new hotels will be promised the deputy mayor of the capital on urban policy and the construction of Marat Khusnullin. According to him, in the first nine months of the city built and put into operation six hotels and four more will pass before the end of the year. The total area of all ten hotels will be 253.9 thousand square meters. Last year in the capital opened nine hotels, all in the last five years in the preparation of 35 hotel complexes opened in the World Cup. According Husnullina, 2018 Moscow should provide not less than 30 thousand places in hotels.
07:44 19.10.2016 (upd. 13:12 20.10.2016 ) Over 200 thousand people are employed in tourism in Moscow