Основан в 1907 году
в России и за рубежом
According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization forecast by 2020 Russia can join the top ten countrieswhose tourist products will be the most demanded in the world market of tourist services. It will be possible only incase of the quality improvement of the tourist services provided by territorial subjects of the Russian Federation. Theresearch gives the analysis of the regulatory framework in the field of tourism in Russia; it offers the comparativeoverview of the Russian dissertation researches on this subject for the period of 2010-2015 years; it provides theanalysis of the quality index of the tourist services offered by the foreign tourism development programs and theRussian Federal Tourism Agency website; the model of system of tourist services quality assurance was also workedout. This research has confirmed the existence of a serious problem of the absence of standards and uncommonalityin the field of quality evaluation of the tourists services as there are no clear conceptual or categorical frameworks,tourist services quality index or accurate methodology of an efficiency evaluation of the territorial subjects activity inthe sphere of tourism in the Russian Federation. The results of the investigation will be useful to the regulatoryauthorities in case of the new regulatory framework development or amending the existing documents regulatingtourist activities in the country; they can also help the tourism businesses to improve the quality of provided touristservices by means of implementation of complex quality management system of tourist activities.