Tourism infrastructure to be subsidized in 22 Russia's regions
The Russian federal budget provides about 21 billion rubles ($320.1 million) for development of the tourist infrastructure for this year and two coming years, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.
"I signed a government decree, whereby we will allocate subsidies for establishment of supporting infrastructure of tourism clusters in 22 regions. The federal budget provides in total for these purposes about 21 bln rubles ($320.1 mln) for this year and two next years," Medvedev said.
"Russia has very good opportunities for development of tourism but normal conditions have not been established everywhere," he said. "Appropriate programs for various national projects have been provided to improve the situation," TASS cited the PM as saying. In particular, ecological tourism will be developed under the Ecology national project