The program to return money to tourists on vacation in Russia will start working in August

The program allows you to return to tourists from 5 to 15 thousand rubles for a trip to Russia in 2020 is expected to be launched in August, according to the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR).

Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, speaking in the Duma with the report on the work of the government in 2019, said that the government had decided to give the tourism industry an additional 15 billion rubles for the development of domestic tourism.

The money will be spent on partial compensation of expenses to the people who are up to the end of this year decide to relax in the Russian regions. Their list already compiled by the Federal Agency for tourism. The amount of the refund tourists will be from 5 to 15 thousand rubles, depending on the round.

"The campaign expected to be launched in August. Tour operators were offered participation in marketing promotions aimed at stimulating sales of tourist trips in new areas of the country," — said in ATOR.