On October 18 a press conference on the topic “Cooperation between Moscow and Singapore. New tourists opportunities” was held within the framework of global travel event ITB Asia 2018. The speech about the potential of tourism in Moscow was given by representative person of Moscow city tourism committee
Every year the number of tourists visiting Moscow grows significantly. In 2017 21.6 millions of tourists visited Moscow, by the end of 2018 Moscow expects the growth of the tourist flow by at least 10%. Modern infrastructure was created in Moscow for guests’ comfort and safety.
Moscow is the biggest cultural center of the world. Every year more than 500 recreational and cultural events take place here. There are more than 270 functioning museums and 170 functioning theaters in the city. One third of the Moscow territory is covered by park areas. In 2017 a new park “Zaradye” was opened in the very center of the capital, it was included by the “Times” magazine in the list of the best places in the world 2018.
Today there are 1586 classified accommodation facilities in Moscow: hotels, hostels. The room prices start from $15. The transport infrastructure is widely developed – a tourist can choose the way of transportation convenient for him. There is Wi-Fi in the public places. The city pays considerable attention to the safety measures – there are more than 184 000 surveillance cameras around the city”
There is a special service PASSCITY in Moscow, which lets you visit museums, restaurants, sport centers and use the public transport for free.