The authorities of the resort city of Sochi expect more than 7 million tourists by the end of the year, including more than 4 million the resort will receive during the summer. This was announced on May 29 in his Telegram channel by the head of the city Alexei Kopaygorodsky.
“This summer we will receive about 4.5 million guests, and in just a year more than seven,” he shared his expectations for the tourist season.
According to Kopaygorodsky, Sochi is rightfully considered the southern capital of Russia, and people want to return to the city again and again.
The head of Sochi added that the authorities will make every effort to justify the expectations of the Russians.
On May 18, Izvestia reported that Sochi in 2022 became the leader in the purchase of air and railway tickets, and Adler took first place in booking hotels. The top 10 destinations for air travel, despite temporary restrictions, included Simferopol, Mineralnye Vody, Anapa, Kaliningrad, Vladikavkaz, Yekaterinburg and Baku.
On May 15, it became known that due to the closure of a number of airports in southern Russia, hotels in the Krasnodar Territory and Crimea began to reduce the cost of living . Discounts range from 10% to 30%.