Makhachkala, December 20, 2016. On December 17, the expanded meeting devoted to the development of tourism in Derbent took place in the conference hall of Derbent State Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve, the press service of Derbent administration reports.
In his speech, Dagestan Minister for Tourism and Folk Crafts Magomed Isayev pointed out that the ancient Derbent had a huge potential for tourism development. The main challenge , in official’s opinion, was take advantage of locational, climatic and natural features. For this purpose, it is necessary to develop new tourist routes, municipal infrastructure, and to use all the latest technologies for the promotion of the unique historical and architectural monuments of the ancient Derbent.
The deputy head of Derbent administration Mehdi Aliyev shared information about a number of hotels for tourists, two tourist centers operating in the city nowadays. As to Aliyev , this is not enough to accommodate all tourists wishing to visit the ancient Derbent. Therefore, the local officials are constantly working on the state program to attract investors for the construction of modern hotel complexes and tourists’ bases. Some investment projects are being implemented in accordance with the program.
Summing up, Magomed Isayev noted that the republican leadership places high expectations to Derbent in terms of the intensive development of the tourism industry. According to Dagestan Minister, it is necessary to unite the efforts of all city institutions and organizations to operate more efficiently in the tourism industry market.
"As part of the preparation to the 2000 anniversary of the city, we have done so much, but today this work should reach a qualitatively new level, as the work on the reconstruction and restoration of historical and architectural monuments, as well as the construction of social and economic infrastructure will be continued until 2018 in Derbent", - Isayev concluded.
The signing ceremony of the cooperation agreement between the SBI "Derbent State Historical-Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve" and the SBI RD "Tourist Center" Derbent-2000 finalized the sitting. The official document was signed by the heads of these institutions Ali Ibragimov and Polad Nametullaev.
Tourism development prospects discussed in Derbent20 December 2016 15:38 Posted in: BUSINESS Source : RIA Dagestan