Bashkortostan will be included in "Volga Way" investment program
UFA, 12 October 2018. /Bashinform News Agency, Rozaliya Valeeva/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.
Rosturizm will develop a new federal target program for the development of domestic and inbound tourism "Volga Way". The project, which accumulates tourist opportunities in the Volga regions, is designed for 7 years, riac34 reports citing the press service of Rosturizm.
The Volgograd, Astrakhan, Saratov, Ulyanovsk, Samara, Penza, Nizhny Novgorod, Tver, Ivanovo, Yaroslavl and Kostroma regions will become participants in the cruise investment project. In addition, the program will include the Perm Territory, Mordovia, Bashkortostan, Mari El, Tatarstan and the Chuvash Republic.
Realization of the development of river cruises potential was discussed at the national forum “Rivers of Russia”. During the event, experts emphasized that now cruises along the Volga River were one of the most popular tourist offers in Russia. The Big Volga interregional route is in great demand. In this regard, an integrated project of "Volga Route" cruise tourism was developed.