The Sochi resort “Imeretinsky” was visited by more than 700 000 guests since the beginning of 2016, a record number even including during the Sochi Olympics. From 1 January “Imereti” outdid itself, welcoming more visitors than when the resort served as part of the Olympic village in 2014.
The Mayor of Sochi told reporters this week, 2016 promises the resort near full occupancy. At a session of the public coucil, Anatoly Pakhomov said the resort town will see upwards of 96% occupancy in 2016.
Last Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin toured the Kerch Strait bridge project, overseeing the progress of one of the region’s most critical economic projects.