INTOURMARKET-2018
March 10-12, 2018
Moscow, "Crocus Expo", Pav.#2

Business program

XII International Travel Fair Intourmarket IEC Crocus Expo, pavilion 1, 11-13 March, 2017      

11 March, Saturday

Day of Altay Region – Strategic partner of the fair

Day of Central Federal District regions

10.00-18.00

UNWTO booth disseminates information on the organization’s activities, projects and cooperation opportunities.

Hall ¹ 3

Booth ¹3Å201

10.00-18.00

At  booth ¹ 4Å301 Altay region holds master classes, expositions of local produce, tasting local cuisines, presentations of Altay wine producers and tourist recreational potential of the region, Nature pharmacy and juice bar

Hall ¹ 4

Booth ¹ 4Å301

10.00-18.00

Kandagar group of companies demonstrates selected exhibits from its collection “Soviet tourist posters of 1920s-1980s”

Hall ¹ 3

Booth N 3E401

10.00-18.00

Photo show “the Manpupuner – a rock of small idols” is targeted at creating awareness of Russian citizens and foreign guests of the unique nature of North Urals and attracting incoming tourist flows.

Hall ¹ 3

Booth N 3D501

10.00-12.00

Interuniversity conference dedicated to educational issues in tourism.  

Conference hall

¹ 2

10.00-11.00

Round table : Realization and promotion of interregional historic-cultural and tourist project  “The Silver necklace of Russia”

Conference hall

¹ 4

10.30-11.45

Press-conference of Alexander Karlin, Altay Region Governor

Hall ¹ 4

Booth ¹ 4E301

11.00-11.20

14.40-15.00

15.50-16.10

The joint booth of North Caucasus Federal District runs shows of the regions’ on-stage performance groups

Hall ¹ 4

Booth ¹4D801

12.00-13.00

Presentation of tourist products of Moscow region

Conference hall

¹ 2

12.00-14.00

International Spa and Wellness Tourism

Moderator: Ilona Ansone

Key topics:

Russian trends in wellness tourism. Offer and demand

Demands of a health center consumer. Are health centers ready for current demands and trends?

Topics

Know-how: Sales of tours and reception of guests requiring health improvement. Bath house routes of Russia Tours for beauty and youth in Russia Creation of expert groups and classification in  health improving and resort industry

Conference hall

¹ 4

12.00-12.45

Official Opening of  XII International Travel Fair Intourmarket

By invitation only, press by accreditation.

At the close of the ceremony: Press briefing with participation of Federal Agency for Tourism and UNWTO representatives

Conference hall

¹ 1

12.45-14.00

Tour around the exhibition by officials and VIP guests

Halls ¹ 3 and

¹ 4

13.00-15.00

Presentation of Moscow tourist product

Organizer:  Department for sport and tourism of Moscow city

Conference hall

¹ 2

14.00-16.00

Bulgaria-Russia round table dedicated to :Health and rest are modern trends in development of tourist services”

Key topics:

Resources for development of spa and rehabilitation tourism of Bulgarian resorts.

• Tour operators’ new offers for Russian and Bulgarian tourists.

• Intensification of cooperation in organizing kids holidays at Black Sea Bulgarian and spa resorts.

• Development of cooperation in cultural-historic tourism by joint projects.

• Tour packages for pilgrimage tourism and development of religious tourism.

• Bulgaria-Russia relations in transport area as an exclusively important prerequisite for development of tourism.

Participants: Stela Baltova, Minister of tourism of Bulgaria, Boyko Kotsev, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Russian Federation, Safonov Oleg,  Head of Federal Agency for Tourism, representatives of Federal Agency for Tourism, Bulgarian tourist trade organizations and representatives of Bulgarian and Russian travel industry, representatives of Association of travel agents in Russia, Russian travel industry Union,  Urals tourism Association, Moscow City Government, heads of regional administrations of Bulgaria and Russia, Bulgarian and Russian universities, press.

Conference hall

¹ 4

14.00-18.00

Scientific-practical conference “Real Russia” devoted to development of tourism in small historical towns.

Conference hall

¹ 1

14.30-18.00

Grand opening of exposition of Altay region

Intourmarket  strategic partner

Hall ¹ 4

Booth ¹ 4E301

15.00-18.00

Socially responsible tourism or SRT – the concept of promoting ideas and principles of responsible tourism and social responsibility in tourism

Key topics and speakers:

On SRT concept: Natalia Dronova,  Executive Director of the International Centre for Responsible Tourism

Ecotourism and nature reserves as part of responsible tourism – Elena Chubakova,  head of ORO "Great Baikal Trail", Irkutsk region; Mikhail Yablokov, Director of "Zapovednoe Pribaikalye", Irkutsk region; Aleksandra Shatkovskaya, deputy director Àëåêñàíäðà Øàòêîâñêàÿ, Deputy Director on development of Kenozero national Park, Astrakhan region;

Pless-style principle of responsible tourism – Sergey Shevtsov, "Ples, Sanctuary Russia project " Ivanovo region;

Preservation of cultural-historical heritage as a criterion of responsible tourism -Artem Demidov

On projects of All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Monuments and estates – Andrey Pavlichenkov, Olga Golovicher, Palace Astashovo, Kostroma region

Boris Dorochenkov, manager of the Dobrograd Hotel, Vladimir region

Photo contest "Help when travelling" www.icrt-russia-online.ru together with the State Darwin Museum.

About the initiatives of the state Darwin Museum in the field of responsible tourism: Burch bark and Braille

- Yana Shklyarskaya, head of exhibitions at SDM

Conference hall

In press area

Booth 3D501

19.00

Official reception in honor of the opening of the XII International tourist exhibition "INTOURMARKET "

By invitation only

The President Hotel

(24, B.Yakimanka street)

12 March, Sunday

The Day of online exhibition “Learn about our successes!” (Profi. Travel)

The day of North Caucasus Federal District  regions

10.00-12.30

All-Russian meeting on topical issues of development of tourism.

Organizer Federal agency for tourism

Venue to be confirmed

10.30-19.30

Press Brunch Workshop

Meeting of media representatives with organizations involved in the promotion of tourist routes and services.

Participants: national tourist offices 

Strategic partner: Intourmarket International Travel Fair

Key topics: Updating media contacts; planning media publications and blogs; collaboration with journalists; working with Instagram-bloggers and vloggers (You Tube); creation of image banks

Organizer: Schukina Yulia, Journalism school Travelogia (www.travelogia.net)

To participate, please write: info@travelogia.net

Loft “Sreda”: Moscow, Nizhny Susalniy lane, 5, b.44

(m. Kurskaya)

14.00-17.30

UNWTO  and Federal agency  training seminar:   Promotion of inter-regional routes. The Silk Road– best practices of promotion in Russia and CIS countries

UNWTO and Rostourism welcome address

1. Mrs. Alla Peresolova, UNWTO Silk Road program manager

2. Mr. Gavin Bell, international expert in tourism development (United Kingdom)

A new study of the UNWTO's Silk Road brand and new opportunities for Russia's regions  

3. Mr. Luca Bruschi, Director of the Association " La via francigena" (cultural route of the Council of Europe), and responsible for the international relations of the Association of European historical thermal towns (cultural route of the Council of Europe "the Thermal city"), Italy

Lessons from successful European theme route and management mechanisms

Moderator and speakers:

 4. Mr. Leonid Gelibterman, President of the International enogastronomic center, Vice-President of the Federation of restaurateurs and hoteliers of Russia

The Silk Road: challenges and opportunities for regions of Russia – nature, gastronomy and culture    

5. Presentations of regions and tour operators

6. Discussion. National tourist authorities of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kirghizia, Azerbaijan, Georgia speak about their practice of using the Silk Road and the Tea Road brands for promotion

Russia including the regions of the Republic of Tatarstan, Khakassia, Astrakhan region, the Crimea, the Republic of Altai, the North Caucasus dwells on its experience, Why this brand is slowly promoted, though the Silk Road can help solve the strategic task - to redistribute tourist flows from the capitals to the regions of Russia.

 7. The tour operators of Russia and CIS countries (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan) discussion of tourist products

8. Summing up, closing remarks on behalf of the Federal Agency for tourism and UNWTO.

Round table: Caucasus – the homeland of hospitality

Topics for presentation and discussion:

Presentation of tourist-recreational potential of Chechen Republic

Health and wellness tourism as investment in national human capital

Presentation of the Tea Express railway cruise of the Silk Road Caucasian section

Training of the Mountain police in Karachay-Cherkess Republic tourist centers

Presentation of tourist-recreational potential of Kabardino-Balkarian Republic

 Presentation of investment project “Prefabricated hotels” of Republic of North Ossetia-Alania.

 Results of the winter tourist season and plans for the summer tourist season

Coordinator:

The RF Ministry of North Caucasian affairs

Conference hall ¹ 2

13 March, Monday

11.00-13.00

Round table “The Great Volga Road. Step by step.”  

Preliminary program:

1. Technology of work with the tourist market, work with the federal retailers

2.On-line sales of interregional routes of tourist routes at tourist B2B portals  

3. Joint promotion of inter-regional routes

4.Miscellaneous

Conference hall

¹ 4

13.30-19.30

Press Brunch Workshop

Meeting of media representatives with organizations involved in the promotion of tourist routes and services.

Participants: Agencies for tourism and Tourist information Centers of Russia
Strategic partner: Intourmarket International Travel Fair

Key topics: Updating media contacts; planning media publications and blogs; collaboration with journalists; working with Instagram-bloggers and vloggers (You Tube); creation of image banks

Organizer: Schukina Yulia, Journalism school Travelogia (www.travelogia.net)

To participate, please write: info@travelogia.net 

Loft “Sreda”: Moscow, Nizhny Susalniy lane, 5, b.44

(m. Kurskaya)

13.00-18.00

The Day of Kalingrad region at online exhibition “Learn about our successes!”

Organizer:

 Profi.travel

Conference hall

 ¹ 4

13.00-15.00

Round table "Development of tourist-museum kits for senior citizens"

Organizer:

International medical social program "World of active ageing"  

Conference hall

¹ 2

16.00

Closing of Intourmarket International Travel Fair