The document is already approved by the commission on Industry, economics and entrepreneurship of the City Legislative Assembly. Deputies are sure that this kind of hotels will increase the tourist attractiveness of Petersburg. It is reported that the profile committee of Smolny developed a standart project of multi-storey structures on the water. It is supposed that the first such hotels will be placed at Vyborgskaya Embankment and Small Nevka River.
According to chairman of the Committee for Tourism Development of St. Petersburg Andrei Mushkarev, floating hotels will be in demand during the World Cup. The first hotel on the water will appear in the city in May, 2018.