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St. Petersburg became the capital of tourism day in Russia

St. Petersburg became the capital of tourism day in Russia

September 27 is the Day of Tourism all over the world and in Russia too. Rostourism summed up results of summer season: 25 million people traveled from May to August 2022.

The number of tourists this year has returned to pre-pandemic levels. The head of the Federal Tourism Agency Zarina Doguzova said that jobs for 3 million people have been restored.

The World Tourism Organization declared that this year the main theme was rethinking tourism. The main events of the World Tourism Day were held in Indonesia.

According to Doguzova tourism ministers of the G20 countries took part in Indonesia. Cooperation in visa issues, transport and issues of payment for tourist services there were discussed.

St. Petersburg was chosen as the capital of the All-Russian Tourism Day in Russia.

The flow of guests to St. Petersburg increased by 30%. The contribution of tourism to the city's economy is about 215 billion rubles.

According to travel planning service Tutu.ru Russian travelers most often booked hotels in St. Petersburg.

Monday, October 3, 2022