In Ugra is developing a project that will increase the number of tourists by 10%

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in photobacteria the government House in Khanty-Mansiysk. Archival photoIn Ugra is developing a project that will increase the number of tourists by 10%© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

The authorities of Tolyatti (a city in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district — Yugra) develop a draft of the Museum-tourist complex «gateway to the Ugra», which, according to preliminary estimates, will increase the number of tourists to the region by 10%, told RIA Novosti in the city administration.

The project «Gate to the Ugra», the purpose of which is the development of domestic and inbound tourism consists of several areas: the Museum and the tourist part, which involves the construction of ethnographic elements, and recreation with leisure for adults and children, providing for the construction of a hotel complex. Yugorsk is at the entrance of the Autonomous district on the European side, which according to the authors, will allow to carry out on the territory of the future complex of events of regional and national scale.

«The timing of the project of creating a Museum-tourist complex «gateway to the Ugra» — 2015-2010 years. But since the framework is a working Museum under the open sky «Shevat Paul», the construction of roadside service and content of the Museum will be carried out in parallel,» said the Agency in the municipality, noting that each year the complex will be ready to accept up to 50 thousand tourists.

In July, Moscow was visited by the Governor of the Autonomous Okrug Natalia Komarova discussed the progress of the project with local authorities, business community and social activists.

«Given the fact that last year we closed with record tourist arrivals in 530 thousand people — it’s a significant addition. Museum and tourist complex at the same time will serve to solution of problems of a busy, useful and affordable family vacation Ugrian people, weekend trips, a better understanding of the history and culture of Ugra», — quotes the website of the regional government quoted the Governor.

During the meeting, the head Ugorsk Rais Salakhov stressed that tourism remains one of the key directions of the regional development Strategy approved by the government of the Autonomous Okrug.

«Yugorsk is the most appropriate place to create a modern and competitive tourist complex. The facility is located 6 kilometers from the city, and its area is 136 hectares. Already made the transfer of land from the lands of the forest Fund in border of the village,» said Rais Salakhov.

According to preliminary estimates of the city authorities, the estimated investment for the project at the expense of all sources is not less than 2 billion rubles, while the budget investment of about 370 million rubles will be spent on engineering infrastructure and the Museum and exhibition section.

«To Finance the project it is planned to attract funds from County and Federal grants, city budget and sponsors, commercial firms and individuals interested in the project,» — said in the administration of Yugorsk.

The municipality has estimated that the opening of the complex the «gateway to the Ugra» will create 250 jobs in the area of small business, roadside service, cargo services, catering, Commerce and entertainment services.

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