General director of the “RZhD Tour” company Sergey Ilyaguev will present a report at the plenary session of the coordination council on tourism, dedicated to increasing competitiveness of Russian regions on the national and international tourism markets. The session will take place as part of the “Tourism” section of the V St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum.
Mr. Ilyaguev will present a report on the topic of “Exclusive luxury-programs as an instrument of development of domestic and inbound tourism”. The director of “RZhD-Tour” will deliver a speech as part of the “Forming competitive regional and interregional routes” thematic block.
Executive director of Association of Tour Operators Maya Lomidze, representative of the Ministry of Tourism of Israel Ksenia Kobyakova, deputy head of Rosturism Sergey Korneev, head of the Regional Council of the Union of Russian Tour Industry Olga Sanaeva, executive director of “Inturist-Petrozavodsk” Oksana Krasnovskaya, representative of the Ministry of Tourism of France Atout France Inessa Korotkova will also present thematic reports at the session.
Several blocks will be discussed at the event: “Organization of accommodation in hotels as an inalienable part of regional and interregional tours”, “Interaction of branch administrations, business and tourist information centers for forming and promoting regional and interregional routes”.
The session will be moderated by the deputy minister of culture of the Russian Federation Alla Manilova and Maya Lomidze.
The “Tourism” section will be open on December 1 and 2. Representatives of the UNWTO, Rosturism, Russian regions, international media and foreign tourist offices have confirmed participation.
The session will take place on December 1 at 14:00. Address: Saint Petersburg, Alexander Nevsky Sq., 2, Hotel “Moscow”, “Kremlevsky” conference hall.