Floating hotels to accommodate Sochi Games personnel, viewers

Passenger vessels temporarily imported into Russia may accommodate Sochi Olympic Games personnel, viewers and other categories of clients as floating hotels.

Passenger vessels temporarily imported into Russia may accommodate Sochi Olympic Games personnel, viewers and other categories of clients as floating hotels.

A government resolution exempted the passenger vessels temporarily imported by Federal State Unitary Enterprise Rosmorport for being used as floating hotels from customs duties.

The resolution, which takes effect 30 days after its official publication, says the vessels should be withdrawn from Russia in the future period.

The document was published in the official legal data portal.

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