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  • SERGEI KORNEYEV: THE EASTERN ECONOMIC FORUM WILL HELP IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM IN THE FAR EAST

    28 June 2016

    Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism told that tourism would be one of the key topics at the Forum.

     “In the Far East, tourism is one of the main drivers of economic growth, job and new infrastructure creation. For tourism, the Far East is a resource and, for the |Far East, the investments that will go into the region will jump start the economy,” Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism Sergei Korneyev told at the Open Studio of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

    In his opinion, the Forum should promote tourism and will be an important platform for new business contacts. During the Eastern Economic Forum, tourism will be one of the key topics.

    “In addition, this is a major event attended by a multitude of participants. They will live in hotels and use the tourist infrastructure. Business tourism is one of the most profitable types of tourism. The fact that such a major Forum is being held is a quality sign for development of business tourism in general,” Sergei Korneyev believes.

    The video is available for streaming on the homepage of the official Eastern Economic Forum website.