Krasnodar region Governor: Kuban to fulfill all preparation plans for 2018 World Cup on time

According to Veniamin Kondratyev, all works related to the preparation of sports facilities will be under special control
05 February 2016

The Krasnodar region will fulfill in time all plans for the preparation plans for 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and 2017 Confederations Cup, the governor of the Krasnodar region Veniamin Kondratyev said at the meeting of the organizing committee on preparation for the sporting events.

"The federal and regional plans for the preparation to the 2018 World Cup and the 2017 Confederations Cup the region will fulfill on time. There is more that enough time to think over and calculate, to hit the reset button or to fix something. We should not wait until the point where everything is solved in an emergency mode," the governor said.

According to Kondratyev, all works related to the preparation of sports facilities will be under special control, in particular, the training grounds in Krasnodar, Sochi, Gelendzhik and Anapa.

Classification of hotels for 2018 World Cup

"Before July 1, 2016, all hotels and guest houses in the Krasnodar region, if they want to continue their work, have to receive "stars". Infrastructure, municipal improvement, personnel training, quality of service - everything should be on point," the governor said.

According to the Ministry of resorts and tourism and the Olympic heritage of the Krasnodar region, 809 hotels in Sochi passed the classification at the end of 2015. Only 61 hotels received “stars” in Krasnodar.

According to General Director of the Organizing Committee "Russia-2018" Alexey Sorokin, the regulation of the Russian Government establishing a ceiling price for hotels during the 2017 Confederations Cup and 2018. World Cup will be adopted in the near future. It is expected that the law will stop the growth of prices for means of accommodation during these sporting events.