The turnover of the art and culture enterprises almost doubled during 11 months of 2022

The turnover of the theatres, concert halls, museums and other entertainment venues in Moscow almost doubled through 11 months of 2022 comparing with the same period of the previous year. The revenue amounted to 58 billion rubles, as the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations Vladimir Efimov announced.

«Between January and November of 2022 the turnover of the art and culture enterprises amounted to more than 58 billion of rubles, exceeding the previous year by 90%. In particular, the turnover of theatres and concert halls increased by 97% and amounted to 45 billion rubles. The museums’ revenue grew by 60% and amounted to 8 billion rubles», - said Vladimir Efimov.

Almost all of the services in the entertainment and culture sphere observed higher demand which resulted in higher income. In the already mentioned period theatres, concerts halls and other entertainment venues issued more than 19 million receipts which is twice more than the year before. The museum attendance grew by 55% with 9 million transactions, added the Deputy Mayor.

The hospitality industry increased its revenue by almost a third. According to the Department of Economic Policy and Development of Moscow, the turnover of Moscow hotels in 11 months of 2022 exceeded the previous year in the same period of time by 17% and reached almost 83 billion rubles. The restaurants and cafes earned almost 476 billion rubles which is 40% more than in 2021.

The touristic sphere also recorded a steady growth: the companies earned 614 billion rubles which 32% more than the year before. Last year Russians traveled a lot more within the country and Moscow was one of the most attractive destinations.

Almost 15 million receipts were issued by the hotels during 11 months of 2022. This number is 10% higher than the year before. The food service enterprises’ turnover grew by 24%, as 728 million receipts were issued. Moscow’s travel agencies processed 52 million transactions which is 40% more than in 2021, as it was added in the Department.