The summer tourist season in Russia will last until October-November. During this time, there expected about 20-22 million of country residents to come for a vacation, TASS reports.
According to the Deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry Chernyshenko, this year will be unique in terms of tourism. Many Russians were forced to postpone their vacation plans, so the summer season will be prolonged. Now, sanatoriums are open in 21 regions of Russia, and from July 1, a full-fledged tourist season will start.
Chernyshenko said that at the moment, it is possible to travel without restrictions in 64 regions of the country, and from July 1 another 10 regions are expected to open. It is noted that the hotel prices are still at the pre-crisis level, and many 3- and 2-star hotels offer discounts.