In Russia, I found a rival Courchevel

Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov, Russia proposed to the Russian regions during the crisis to develop domestic tourism.In response, the presidential envoy to the Siberian Anatoly Kvashnin promised to "derail Courchevel and the Alps for five to ten years."Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov, Russia proposed to the Russian regions during the crisis to develop domestic tourism.In response, the presidential envoy to the Siberian Anatoly Kvashnin promised to "derail Courchevel and the Alps for five to ten years."

At a meeting in Novosibirsk to discuss anti-crisis measures of the Government Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said that the decline in foreign tourism due to the economic crisis should be used for development of the Russian domestic tourism."A crisis can be a boon to the development of the Russian domestic tourism", - Ivanov said, noting that in recent years there was a decline in the tourist charter flights abroad.

According to the vice-premier, "the development of domestic tourism opens n

ew opportunities also for small and medium-sized businesses in the service sector", in the construction and maintenance of small hotels, camping sites, tourist cafes, RIA "Novosti".

"I think that is another point where the crisis could be a boon This development of the Russian domestic tourism In this regard, Siberia, Baikal, and about I generally do not say, -.. It's a huge opportunity," - said Ivanov.According to the "West. Of Ru", in response to the invitation of Russian President Ivanov's envoy to the Siberian Federal District Anatoly Kvashnin agreed that Siberia could eventually compete with a favorite holiday destination of wealthy Russians in Western Europe."Due to the development of tourism in Siberia, in particular, in the Baikal area, 5 - a maximum of 10 years plan to derail Courchevel and the Alps", - said the presidential envoy.

Sergei Ivanov also noted that emphasis should be placed exactly on small business."Because it is a small hotel should be not any concrete terrible facilities, namely, small camping, comfortable house." - He said.

Ivanov acknowledged that "it is for a week or two just will not do," and noted that tourism development requires huge investments in infrastructure, including in small aircraft."Because right now in some of the beautiful and clean place in Siberia can only be reached by air", - he concluded the Vice Premier.