SIMFEROPOL, March 16. The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov proposed to lead services on the Peninsula in accordance with the new brand of “friendly Crimea”. He stated this at a solemn meeting of the regional Parliament, marking the second anniversary of the referendum on self-determination of the Republic. Feldman believes that the level of service and price-the quality of Crimean resorts are not yet compliant with international standards.
“We have the brand “Polite people” symbol of the Crimean spring. The brand of “friendly Crimea” should become not only a symbol of Crimean hospitality, but also a sign of quality in all spheres of our life”, – said Aksenov.
The tourism sector, the head of Crimea considers one of the main directions of development of the Republic. Last year the number of tourists in the region in 2014 compared with the year rose by more than a quarter. Tax revenues from the industry to the budget has increased by almost a third.
“It is important for us to develop such areas in which the Crimea is traditionally strong in which we have a strong Foundation or potential. I mean medical, historical, gastronomic, event and extreme tourism, – said the head of the Crimea. We must be aware that our tourism product would be competitive only if camper will be surrounded by not only a high level of service, but overall friendly atmosphere.”
According to Aksenova, in the near future “Crimea should become self-sufficient, prosperous Russia.” “It is our strategic goal,” he added.
“We build bridges”
Aksenov called the motto of the Peninsula the slogan “We build bridges”.
“We build bridges unlike our neighbors who break them, both literally and figuratively. We build bridges. This is the motto of the new era,” Feldman said today at a solemn meeting of the regional Parliament, marking the second anniversary of the referendum on self-determination of Crimea.
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One of these new bridges Aksenov called the energy connecting the Crimean Peninsula with the Krasnodar territory.
“The Russian President personally launched energy bridge that connected the Crimea with Russia’s unified energy system and ensured energy security of the Peninsula. The second phase of this unique building, according to the instruction of the President, will be commissioned before may 1,” said Aksenov.
Another bridge to the new Crimea, according to the head of the Republic, the transport crossing through the Kerch Strait. It needs to be launched in 2018. Crimean bridge will consist of four-lane highways and two railway lines.
Crimean enterprises and businessmen, according to the head of the Crimea, now successfully build new economic bridges with colleagues in other Russian regions “instead of the bridges of the past, destroyed by blockades and sanctions.”
“Grow and deepen cultural and humanitarian cooperation of our Republic with other subjects of the Russian Federation,” he added.
Public diplomacy, which develops the Crimea despite sanctions, says Feldman, “building bridges with foreign countries”. “For two years on the Peninsula was visited by politicians and businessmen from Japan, China, France, Italy, Germany, Poland, Israel and other countries. More and more people in the world learn the truth about Russian Crimea, which breaks through the wall of lies and censorship in the Western media”, – said the head of the Crimea.
The reunification of the Crimea with Russia
16 March Crimea celebrate two years from the date of the referendum on Crimea’s status. March 16, 2014 almost 97% of residents voted for the reunification with the Russian Federation.
March 18, was signed the agreement on admitting the Republic of Crimea and the Federal city of Sevastopol to Russia as subjects. Ukraine, the U.S. and the European Union refused to recognize the independence of Crimea and its reunification with Russia.