Development of the interregional Yenisey Siberia touristic routes are discussed in Khakassia

The Yenisey Siberia Interregional Tourism Forum is currently held at the Khakassia Republic Museum and Cultural Centre. The main objective of the Forum is to bring the entrepreneurs together, to increase the professional awareness of the small and medium-sized businesses, to popularize tourism entrepreneurship in the Republic of Khakassia, and to create a regular discussion platform to bring out the incoming and outcoming tourism development issues of the Siberian regions.

At the business events of the Forum, the participants will discuss the event and gastronomic tourism development issues, the current problems of regional brands’ promotion in the Russian and international markets, foreign customer search algorithms. Special attention was paid to the Yenisey Siberia tourism potential presentation. Tour operators, agencies, hotels, museum centres, tour companies of the Siberian regions came together to present their achievements.

At the Government of the Republic, the Yenisey Siberia Tourism and Recreation Clusters round table was held. It was participated by the representatives of the Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation, the Siberian Concession interregional association, managers of the associated tourism development institutions of The Krasnoyarsk Region, Tuva and Khakassia, as well as investors into the tourism projects. The round table participants discussed the prospects of cooperation between the three regions for further development of the common cultural and recreation potential. Today, the Krasnoyarsk Region, Khakassia and Tuva are doing a serious work to develop some shared itineraries to bring the existing infrastructure into a touristic cluster that would facilitate the promotion of the three regions both in the domestic and the international markets. The united tourism space development proposals were presented by the representatives of the specialized institutions responsible for the tourism development in the regions of the Yenisey Siberia.

Business representatives came up with their tourism investment projects planned to be implemented in the territory of the Republic of Khakassia and the Krasnoyarsk Region. In Balyksa village of the Askizsky District, a tourism and recreation cluster, Podnebesye alpine skiing centre is planned to be built. One of its main advantages will be a developing transport infrastructure, gaining new momentum after the construction of the Abakan-Biysk motorway. In the territory of the Krasnoyarsk Region, there is a Siberian Divnogorye touristic cluster development project intended to promote the recreation potential of the town of Divnogorsk.

The Round Table participants agreed that the pre-requisites for putting the interregional touristic potential into practice already exist today. United with the common history and infrastructure, the Yenisey Siberian regions have unique touristic products to offer. The Development Director of the Yenisey Siberia Development Corporation Alexei Nikolaev remarked that it presents a unique opportunity to create some interregional tour routes in the Yenisey Siberia.