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  • 22.10.2015 11:17    Rubrics:  Tourism  
  • Almost 590 thousand people visited Vologda this year

  • The tourist flow to Vologda made up over 580 thousand people in 2015. According to the data of the specialists in the Economic Development Department of the Vologda City Administration, this figure was about 400 thousand tourists last October.

    In the opinion of the city authorities, the tourist flow increases thanks to the development of event tourism, tourist infrastructure and promotion of the city at the federal and international tourism market.

    Vologda constantly presents its projects at various branch exhibitions and fairs, such as the International Fair Leisure and Tourism 2015, the International Travel Exhibition INWETEX - CIS Travel Market 2015, and the Interregional Exhibition of Tourist Service and Hospitality Technologies Gates to the North. Information about significant city projects is placed in specialized catalogues distributed in the offices of foreign travel agencies. Various festivals attract tourists to our city: the International Festival of Folk Art and Crafts Voice of Crafts, the Open Festival of Poetry and Music Rubtsovs Autumn, the Festival Days of Architecture in Vologda. In September 2015, a lot of guests visited our city during the Second International Research and Practice Forum Social Innovation Studies. Youth League, commented specialists of the Economic Development Department of the Vologda City Administration.

    The travel industry of the regional capital is developed within the framework of the strategy Nason-City in close collaboration of the authorities and business. For instance, 10 new public catering enterprises, including thematic cafes and restaurants, two modern hotels have been opened in Vologda this year. A hostel will receive first groups of travelers soon.

    It should be added that now representatives of the city authorities and business are elaborating a plan of joint events within the framework of implementation of the project Vologda - New Years Capital of Russian North.

Alexander Spirichev

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