Meeting on small accomodation means

23 October 2014

Representatives of Tourism Development Committee discussed issues of regulatory framework which handles activities of small accommodation means. The meeting took place on 23 October in the City Tourist Information Bureau supported by Saint Petersburg Tourism Development Committee .


Participants of the meeting discussed a plan on improving legal framework for small accommodation means, suggested by Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation along with Ministry for Economic Development of Russia. These issues include legislative recognition of small accommodation means concept in the Federal Law about the basics of tourist activities, introducing changes into the Rules of  providing hotel services, inquiry into the possibility of voluntary classification of small accommodation means, improving forms of federal statistics supervision for small accommodation means.


«It is evident that the present problem roots in the federal legislation — said one of the participants. — The goal of our group is to consider proposals of Ministry of Culture and introduce our own amendments.