Impact of Economic Sanctions on the Development of Russian Tourism

Elena E. Kabanova – Associate Professor of the Department of State and Municipal Administration, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Сandidate of Sociological Sciences (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The tourism industry is one of the most important areas in the economy of Russia, providing a significant number of jobs, especially in areas with high recreational attractiveness. Tourism is one of the most sensitive industries to changes in the economy and foreign policy. This article examines the impact of the political and economic situation during the special military operation in Ukraine and the ensuing events on the economic field both in the country and in the world.

Key words: domestic tourism, international restrictions, new destinations, regions of Russia, sanctions, tourism.

JEL-codes: Z32.