Kozak: the state regulation of prices for domestic tourism is not

SAINT PETERSBURG, January 29. The government does not intend to regulate prices on the domestic tourism in Russia. This was stated to journalists by Vice-Premier Dmitry Kozak.

“No, of course. No, no, no. It market things. If we turn to the regulation of prices, so we’re back in the Soviet Union,” he said.

Kozak expressed the view that prices for domestic tourism may rise as long as demand. “If prices rise very high, demand will not, and will be all at a loss. So it all balances. This unregulated thing,” he added.

Kozak noted that in 2014-2015 was high demand for the resorts in Sochi, and prices were raised in order to ensure the safety of tourists.