November 7, 2022 Russian President Vladimir Putin, being in the Tver region, got acquainted with the progress of the construction of a unique transport interchange hub (TPU). At present, a port berth has been built. On the day of the visit of the President of the Russian Federation, the ship “Konstantin Korotkov” entered the river port in Zavidovo in test mode.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the Zavidovo resort in the Tver region and the construction site of a new transport hub
The head of state was also presented with a project for the development of the Zavidovo complex resort. as part of the tourist and recreational cluster “Volga Sea”, which is being implemented in the special economic zone “Zavidovo” since 2015.
The head of state was accompanied by Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Central Federal District Igor Shchegolev, Governor of the Tver Region Igor Rudenya, General Director of Vasta Discovery LLC; Sergey Bachin.
Vladimir Putin emphasized – this is a great project. “Such projects reveal tourism opportunities”, – said the President of Russia.
"Infrastructural facilities that are being created in Zavidovo will be in demand by visitors to hotels, water parks, – noted the governor of the Tver region Igor Rudenya. – We made a bridge, repaired roads, we will make a separate exit from the highway.
The transport interchange hub will combine road, rail and water tourism transport. A direct railway line from Moscow will come here, and in just over an hour, tourists will be in the port, from where they can travel. The port will be able to accommodate up to 7 cruise ships at the same time, and the average daily passenger traffic will exceed 1000 people.
«Zavidovo» – a powerful tourist and recreational project in Central Russia. Presenting the resort to the President of the country, Sergey Bachin noted: ««Zavidovo» – a good example of the integrated development of the territory and public-private partnership. We, investors, are making tourism history, and the state – infrastructural. The work is carried out in close cooperation with the Tver region, VEB.RF also helps a lot and finances many construction processes. The Tourism.RF corporation, the Zavidovo resort, also participates in the project. included in the national project “Tourism and Hospitality Industry”.
The resort has been accepting tourists from all over Russia for more than 8 years, the number of rooms is about 400 rooms. Tourists can stay at the Radisson Resort & Residences, Zavidovo, club hotel “Zavidovo”, hotel complex “Yamskaya Sloboda”, or in the mini-hotel of the bath complex in Zavidovo Spa Village. At the same time, a new stage of construction is in full swing, soon there will be three-four-star hotels with a total room stock of 1200 rooms. A large all-season family entertainment center, an aquatic center and a ski slope will also appear here. “The flow will be good, one hundred percent,” Vladimir Putin remarked.
The main facilities will be put into operation in 2025. It should be noted that the tourist development of the territory entails a comprehensive improvement in the quality of life in the region: residential buildings, schools and kindergartens, sports and medical facilities are being built near the resort, in the Konakovo district.
” But “Zavidovo” It's not just tourism. We also develop high-tech stories. In particular, it is planned to build a campus of an international university to train qualified specialists in the field of high-tech and the tourism industry,” Sergey Bachin said. There is also an idea to create a Soyuzmultfilm theme park, by analogy with Disneyland.
More than 6 billion rubles from federal funds have already been invested in the development of the territory, and current investments in the development of the all-season tourist and recreational complex ” ;Zavidovo» are estimated at 30 billion rubles.
"Now we receive 250 thousand people a year, and after 2025 we will be ready to receive more than 1 million tourists a year. I am convinced that this is not the limit,” Sergey Bachin emphasized.