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 "Nearly one third of Russians chose domestic tourism in 2015," - Russian PM Medvedev

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says a plan should be developed to substitute overseas destinations in tourism industry.

As reported by Censor.NET, the PM claims huge potential of Russia's domestic tourism, while the internal flow of tourists at the end of the last year might reach some 50 million people.

"It's almost one third of our country. There is a growing interest of foreign tourists in Russia as well. Last year was record-breaking. More than 20 million people visited Russia. Developing tourism in our country has a huge potential. And we must take advantage of all the new opportunities out there," Medvedev said.

He stated it was necessary to provide affordable tickets for those planning their travel, as well as secure leisure and accommodation, the opportunity to verify travelling information via the Internet.

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Source: RIA Novosti
 
 
 
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