Chinese investors to create a tourist town in the far East and Siberia

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotomania Vladivostok. Archival photoChinese investors to create a tourist town in the far East and Siberia© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

Chinese investors consider the possibility of establishing tourist villages in the premium segment in the far East, in Siberia and in the Krasnodar region, told RIA Novosti Director of the Center for cooperation with regional and professional associations of the PRC, Russian-Chinese Committee of friendship, peace and development, Assel Smolyar.

According to Smolar, the Russian side during this weekend in Shanghai, the First international import EXPO held talks with the French tourist company Club Med, and Chinese investment holding company Fosun Group.

«We are talking about the provision of tourism services in the premium segment, all inclusive (all inclusive) in a specially designed closed tourist towns. For the Russian market is a whole new level of service development in the tourism sector,» said Smolar.

She noted that in Russia, resort towns can appear primarily in the Eastern and South-Western regions of Russia.

«The discussions focus on the regions of Siberia and the Far East. We primarily offer our Chinese partners promising regions, such as Krasnoyarsk Krai, Novosibirsk oblast, Primorsky Krai, Sverdlovsk oblast and Krasnodar Krai», — she added.

The French company Club Med offers holidays in more than 70 resorts in 26 countries on the system «all inclusive». Summer camps focused on beach tourism, winter — skiing. In 2015, the company was acquired by Fosun Group.