About the Section

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Head of the Section


Executive Director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR), Head of the Committee for Import Substitution in Tourism of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.



Maya Lomidze graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of the Tbilisi State University (TSU), management courses of LMI, a US company. She started her career as a journalist of the Izvestia newspaper, had been working in the Turinfo tourism newspaper since 1994. From 1998 to 2002 – Editor in Chief of the Turinfo newspaper. 2003-2004 – Commissioning Editor of the Nachalnik magazine, 2004-2006 – Commissioning Editor of the Yakhty magazine, 2006-2008 – Director of the Turinfo newspaper. From 2008 to the present day – Executive Director of ATOR.