During the New Year holidays, the hotel and entertainment complex Tigre de Cristal was visited by more than 12,000 guests. Daily visitors in the gaming hall were no less than 1200 people.
As reported by the administration of Tigre de Cristal, in the period from December 30 to January 8, the casino collected a record number of guests for all 2.5 years period of work.
«For the whole period of our work, we noticed such a peak of popularity only in August and September of 2017, in particular during the Eastern Economic Forum, when we received about 1150 people daily. During the New Year holidays for 10 days we hosted more than 12,000 guests, 3,500 of which were foreign visitors. The occupancy of the hotel in January was 72%, however, on the days of the New Year's celebration, the occupancy rate was 100%, and there were no available rooms at all», casino employees said.
According to the official statistics of the Department of Tourism, since the opening, casinos have already been visited by more than 850 thousand guests, 40% of them are foreigners.
As the director of the Tourism Department of Primorsky Krai Konstantin Shestakov noted, the popularity of the integrated entertainment resort «Primorye» for foreign guests will increase annually.
«The company «G1 Entertainment Ltd» set a high standard of hotel and restaurant business in the region. The team also participates in many regional and international events, actively promoting its services and the region as a whole. Casino Tigre de Cristal is ready to receive more visitors, and he already needs an additional number of rooms. In general, the integrated entertainment resort «Primorye» is a very large-scale project. At the moment, several foreign investors are implementing their facilities - in the next two years construction work will be actively conducted. In the middle of 2019 there will be two more complexes. The synergetic effect from their creation will bring a great positive effect both for the project and for the region as a whole», said Konstantin Shestakov.
Head of the Department of Tourism also added that the increase in the flow of visitors to the casino is also associated with a number of measures that are systematically introduced by the government in Primorsky Territory. «This is a simplified visa regime for 18 countries within the Freeport of Vladivostok, a visa-free regime with a number of states, an increase in regular and charter flights, a duty-free trade regime, tax incentives and effective legislation, as well as the promotion of tourist potential and the creation of a modern tourist infrastructure. In other words, we are trying to create conditions that cause investors to implement large and successful projects in Primorsky Territory», he added.
Tigre de Cristal opened in October 2015, immediately becoming the center of attraction for foreign tourists and residents of Russia. For two years, the hotel and entertainment complex offers luxurious rooms, high level of service and a wide range of services and entertainment, including casinos, unique show programs and concerts of world celebrities.
In the fall of 2017, the hotel Tigre de Cristal Hotel & Resort was officially certified as a five-star hotel in accordance with the state classification system for hotels and other accommodation facilities approved by the order of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.
In addition to the gambling hall, which has 224 slot machines and 57 gaming tables, «Tigre de Cristal» offers entertaining projects, entertaining show programs and live music evenings.
The restaurant has two restaurants: the Pan-Asian cuisine restaurant «88» and the European cuisine restaurant «Cascade», where a unique steak is served, and from Wednesday to Friday you can taste the best dishes from the chef at the buffet. On the territory of the complex, the first in the Far East interactive golf club, as well as the SPA-salon.
It should be noted that the entertainment complex Tigre de Cristal, the first in the Primorsky Kray, has already employed more than 1,000 people and more than 4,000 people in related areas; the Russian state budget received about 3 billion rubles of consolidated taxes, the Primorsky Territory budget - almost 0.5 billion rubles of taxes from gambling.