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Experts have told how the cashback will help to increase the number of tourists in Kuzbass

The number of tourists in the Kuzbass region could grow by a third after implementation of the incentive program travel trips to Russia, said the Minister of tourism and youth policy of the region Anton Pyatovskiy.

Earlier it was reported that 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 the year decide to relax in the Russian regions. Their list already compiled by the Federal Agency for tourism. The amount of the refund is from 5 to 15 thousand rubles, depending on the round. Later with reference to ATOR reported that the program will be available for packages of at least five days, and dates from 15 August to 20 December 2020. In the list of regions for which will be provided by cashback, hit and Kemerovo oblast.

"Kuzbass one of the first to resume the activities of the tourism industry. Since June 1, we opened ski area (which was empty since March 30), from 15 June – and our sanitariums. While the whole infrastructure only works for residents of the region. We expect that the flow of tourists will increase by 30 percent," – told RIA Novosti Pyatovskiy.

According to him, for example, ski resort Sheregesh is now filled almost like winter.

The Minister noted that currently the Federal tourism Agency collects packages from tour operators and hotels, the issues and technical side of the project.

"All further details will be available soon, and we'll talk about how to take advantage of this unique opportunity," explained Pyatovskiy.