Murmansk region is prepared for growing tourist flow during Christmas and New Year holidays
At the meeting in the Murmansk oblast Government chaired by the head of the region Marina Kovtun winter tourist season preparedness has been at the top of the agenda.
The Khibiny center traditionally attracts the largest number of visitors during the Christmas and New Year holidays. Due to the joint efforts made by the Government of the Murmansk region and the Kirovsk municipality there has been developed infrastructure sufficient for receiving the growing number of tourists.
To mark the alpine ski season opening in the Khibiny there will be held a spectacular ceremony including the first mobile Arctic cuisine festival “Taste of the Arctic”.
“Scyscanner” included the Murmansk region into top 10 locations for catching the Northern lights. According to the “National Geographic Traveler Awards 2018” the Murmansk region and the Altai Republic were ranked second in the nomination “Russian adventurous tourism”.