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The authorities want to attract tourists in the new Russian region, which is formed by the enterprises of the Arkhangelsk region and Nenets Autonomous Okrug (NAO). On Saturday, may 23, according to the portal Dvinanews at the round table devoted to the creation of the new subject.
As noted, tourism can become one of the flagship areas of the economy created in the region. According to the participants, the pooling of resources of the Arkhangelsk region and NAO will be the impetus for the growth of the tourism industry.
“Uniting our regions may become growth point, a kind of a driver for tourism development. This means improving the standard of living of the people involved in the tourist industry, in particular, residents of small towns and villages providing services in the field of transport, food, hotels, Souvenirs,” — said General Director of Northern travel company Tatyana Motoview.
The industry representatives hope that the government will assist them in the promotion of the new subject as a tourist brand and the creation of the necessary infrastructure. “If we have logistics and recognizable brand, then the rest of the infrastructure will appear as the needs of the tourist traffic, according to representatives of business” — the Director for development, OOO “pigeon” from the Pinega district of the Arkhangelsk region Anna Klepikovsky.
In addition, employees of the tourism industry hopes that the new entity will attract serious investors.
May 13, head of the Arkhangelsk region and Nenets Autonomous district was signed in Naryan-Mar, a Memorandum of intention to merge regions. The CEC of Russia said that in accordance with the legislation necessary to hold a referendum. Later it became known that the vote could take place in September this year.
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