In 2021, about 40% of Russian tourists intend to spend their vacation at home

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In 2021, 27.5 million of our compatriots (39.5% of those who regularly travel) plan to vacation in Russia. This follows from the calculations of the Higher School of Economics, made on the basis of an online survey and Rosstat data.

Domestic tourists can bring the industry from 1 to 1.5 trillion rubles, the university calculated, based on the weighted average spending of 36.4 thousand rubles per person. This is the average amount spent by tourists on vacation in the past year.

“These are the potential costs of travel within the country, including the costs of tickets, accommodation, meals, visits to attractions, etc.,” explained Boris Shchigolev, a leading expert at the Advanced Research Department of the Institute of State and Municipal Administration of the National Research University Higher School of Economics.

In general, according to the analysis, 41.6 million people are interested in traveling around the country.

Read more in the exclusive material from Izvestia:

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