Photo: Government of the Murmansk region
In 2019, the Decade of childhood, the authorities of the Murmansk region gathered to focus on the development of children’s tourism, reported the press service of the regional government.
“Tourism today is recognized as one of the most stable parts of the tourist market. But activities and programmes for children require special attention and careful preparation at all stages of planning. The priority should always be safety,” — said the head of the region Marina Kovtun at a meeting of the tourism Council Tuesday, 4 December.
The report said that the development of children’s tourism established regional methodical Association of teachers created a Bank of additional educational programs, which includes 27 projects. This year it is also planned to establish a register of routes that will be able to travel young northerners.
According to the Minister of education and science Irina Kavshiri in schools and kindergartens of the region’s growing interest in the programs of tourist and local history orientation. Projects are 83 institutions of General and additional education, covering in total more than 3,5 thousand children.
Experience at the Board meeting were shared by the representatives of the tourism industry from other regions of Russia. For example, in the Vologda region implemented a tour-educational project “Live lessons” and work in the Samara railway projects “Wagon of knowledge” and “Regional Express”.
Last year for the Murmansk region was a record increase in tourist flow, it rose by a quarter and amounted to 413 thousand tourists.
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