Vladimir Iluhin discussed with French hoteliers perspectives of construction new hotels in Kamchatka

10.11.2016 13:48:59 (GMT+12)

Vladimir Iluhin discussed with French hoteliers perspectives of construction new hotels in Kamchatka
The Governor Vladimir Iluhin discussed perspectives of cooperation in construction new hotels in Kamchatka at the meeting with the delegation from Russian Management Hotel Company.

Russian Management Hotel Company is a representative of “AccorHotels” group – the largest international hotel operator in Russia. The company runs 36 hotels from Kaliningrad to Krasnoyarsk under brand names “Novotel”, “Seissotel”, “Ibis”, “Mercure”, “Adagio”, and “Pullman”.

According to the Head of region, in consideration of growing tourist flow to peninsula, Kamchatka really needs modern hotels and authorities are ready for cooperation with representatives of hotel business.

“Certainly, there is a need of modern hotels in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and town of Elizovo. We have met with representatives of world hotel systems for 3-4 years, which unfortunately have not been successful. Everyone are afraid of seasonal prevalence, which takes place in Kamchatka, as a consequence there is not full work of hotels in off-season. We are trying to change this situation. Since 2015, the situation has started changing thanks to legal framework – the Free Port and PDA which have appeared in Russian Far East for business developing”, - said Vladimir Iluhin.

“We think that there are several important places for our development. They are Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Vladivostok and Khabarovsk. In our view, five-star hotels are not for regional capitals, they will not be full. So we place emphasis on hotels under brand name “Ibis”, which are suitable for regions”, - said representatives of company.

They have mentioned that hotel operators are not investors but they determine the prospects of any region for building hotels. They estimate land plot, negotiate with business ready for project realization.

Authorities of the region suggested hoteliers to estimate grounds for construction in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Elizovo region and in the territory of tourist cluster “Paratunka”.