Sochi will host 200 events in 2015
Ski resorts in Krasnaya Polyana, Sochi accepted 1 million tourists during 2014-2015 winter season, said the mayor of Sochi Anatoly Pakhomov at a press conference in Moscow on 18th March 2015.
"Facilities of Krasnaya Polyana are simply enormous. Russia has never had such opportunities for winter sports. Although it is a winter resort, I am confident that tourists will go there in the summer" - quoted the mayor's press service.
Also Sochi became a platform for the development of meetings & event tourism. In 2014 the city has received more than 100 events. In 2015 it is planned to host more than 200 events as the resort business management and tourism administration of the city reported.
"Some of the activities will be held for the first time and will cause a lot of interest from our guests. I think audiences like to visit, activities such as Hot Air Balloon Festival, Festival of Military Bands, airshow and yachting regatta," - noted in the management.
In addition, large government and private establishments spend their corporate events in various conference areas of the city. "Today, the city has all the facilities to hold events of any level and with any number of participants," - continued to operate.