Approximately 40 new hotels will be opened in Moscow until the year 2020, Moscow mayor Sergey Sobyanin told reporters on Tuesday.
According to Mr. Sobyanin, Moscow increasingly attracts tourists from all over the world. “Last year, 17,5 million people visited Moscow,” Sobyanin said and added that, according to the forecast, the number of tourists will continue its rise betweent he years 2017 and 2018.
For this reason, it is necessary to expand a hotel infrastructure. Over the course of the last six years, over 40 hotels have been built in the capital city of Russia. “Forty hotels more are under construction,” he stressed.
As a reference, 42 hotels for about 7,000 rooms have been put in operation for the last six years.