The international hotel chains Hilton and Domina will invest 3.5 bln rubles in the reconstruction, construction and rebranding of hotels in Tumen.
According to TASS information, the implementation of these projects will create 330 new jobs in the city. The investment project, for 1 bln rubles, for reconstruction and rebranding of the ‘Tumen’ hotel is being carried out now, and is to be completed before the end of the year. The hotel will be named Double Tree by Hilton.
The number of apartments will be fewer (195 instead of 230) but they will be larger. Besides this, a new modern Domina hotel will be built in Tumen by the end of 2017, with 190 apartments of different classes. The construction work and the equipment will cost 2 bln rubles.
Hampton by the Hilton chain is also constructing a new hotel with 136 apartments for 500m rubles. It will be ready by 2017. Projects are being developed for another two hotels, which will be constructed with the help of international operators. According to the Tumen regional deputy governor, Vadim Shumakov, the development of the hotel network will attract more tourists to the region. 1.854m Russian and 46,000 foreign tourists came to the region in 2014. This year more than 2m Russian and almost 48,000 foreign tourists are expected.