On December 15 during the meeting of representatives of education panels of Sakhalin universities in Birobidzhan the results on dynamics of development of amusement, tourism and services businesses in the region were summed up. In 2015 the population has received commercial services on the total sum of over 2 billion rubles in the leisure and tourism sectors, stressed Ivan Shevchenko (the Ministry of sports, tourism and juvenile policy of Sakhalin). The mentioned figures prove that the economic rates of the current year have significantly grown up in comparison to the previous one.
The increase of incoming tourism in the region is the main reason for such growth: about 30 thousand people visited the region in 2014 and domestic regional tourism equaled to over 14 thousand people. Above all, the mentioned rates have grown on 30% across Russia.
The participants of the event have given the most optimistic and promising forecasts for the development of the industry in the region.