Trutnev: TOP tourist bias appears in Kamchatka

Trutnev: TOP tourist bias appears in Kamchatka


MOSCOW, December 21. The Governor of the Sakhalin region Oleg Kozhemyako proposes to create in the region some territories of advanced development (TOR), one with a tourist slant. This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Plenipotentiary representative of the President in far Eastern Federal district Yuri Trutnev in an interview for the project “First person”.

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“While a single (TOP) no on Sakhalin, but I think the gap we fill quickly. The island came a new active Governor, Oleg Kozhemyako, has already made proposals that will try to implement in the near future. One project concerns the establishment of the ski resort on Sakhalin, the second is the development of the Kuril Islands, the third is ensuring its own food. To transport from the mainland is expensive and far away,” said Trutnev.

He added that it is also planned to open TOR travel with an emphasis on Kamchatka. “The region’s unique, natural beauty of such places are rare on Earth. Unfortunately, the potential is still insignificant. From the point of view of service to tourists has almost nothing to offer” – added Trutnev.

He recalled that in Primorye there are two areas of advanced development, two more TOR created in the Khabarovsk territory and the Amur region.

TOR “Kamchatka” will be created at eight sites located in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and the Elizovsky district. The project involves the development of two major subjects: the port-industrial and tourism and recreation. Already received 18 applications from potential residents, among them for the construction of several hotel complexes, recreational center, sports and Wellness centers, Spa resort, and also a helicopter runway in the Elizovsky district.

Fullversion interview with the Deputy Prime Minister of the government of the Russian Federation Yury Trutnev