The tourism development in the regions of the Russian Federation is a problem of today, since the high cost of the domestic tourist product is a serious obstacle in its way. The authors study the international situation in the tourism sphere; they point out the countries supplying Russia with visitors more frequently; they submit statistic data of tourist flows, and they analyze the price levels in the adjacent spheres and the tour prices in various countries.
Keywords: price competitiveness, international tourism, domestic tourism, regional tourist product of Russia, competitiveness strategy
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