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

News

Post-release of the XI International Fair for travel and tourism “Intourmarket-2016”

30.08.2016

The exhibition was held in March 19-22, 2016, in Moscow IEC “Crocus Expo”, pavilion ą 1

ITM2016 has been officially supported:

  • Government of the Russian Federation
  • Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
  • Federal Agency for Tourism
  • Moscow Committee for tourism and hotel industry
  • UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
  • Russian Union of Travel Industry (RUTI)
  • Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR)

Strategic Partner of the exhibition: Altay Region

General information Partner: travel.vesti.ru

General B2B information Partner: Profi.Travel

The opening ceremony was attended by the Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism Oleg Safonov, Executive Director of the World Tourism Organization Zoltan Somogyi, Altai Region Governor Alexander Karlin, Head of Tourism and Regional Politics Department of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation Olga Yarilova, Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Economic Policy, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship Anatoly Aksakov, Head of the Moscow Department of National Politics, Interregional communication and Tourism Vladimir Chernikov, Vice President of the Russian Union of Travel Industry Yury Barzykin.

Despite the difficult economic situation in the country the jubilee ITM turned out to be a real celebration of the Russian domestic tourism.

74 Russian regions literally shocked with variety of bright proposals and their informative exhibits both professional visitors of the exhibition and direct potential tourists whose number as noted by the participants of the exhibition was significantly higher than previous years. Russian tourists showed very high real interest to native tourist routes and facilities generously offered by the representatives of the Russian regions.

Major participants “ITM-2016”

Russian regional exposition:

ITM Strategic Partner — Altai Region.

Altai Region headed by the governor A. Karlin at its stand of over 1,000 sq meters presented with great success both the regional wide tourist potential including the possibility of eco-tourism and crafts as well as performances by folk ensembles and more.

The expositions of Crimea, Krasnodar Territory and Rostov Region, the Komi Republic and Adygea, Vladimir, Arkhangelsk and Yaroslavl regions, Primorsky Krai and many others enjoyed the highest interest on behalf of the numerous tourists and professional visitors.

Regions of the Volga Federal District as well as last year teamed up at a colorful consolidated stand under the “Great Volga” brand name, and the Far East and Siberian regions met together at the booth “Eastern Ring of Russia” — they all showed an abundance of proposals and highest professionalism.

Foreign participants were a success as well — ITM was attended by all major and most popular destinations among Russians:

Bulgaria, China, Egypt, Italy, Spain, Greece, the Baltic States, Morocco, Tunisia, Romania, Cyprus, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia and many other countries that annually attract a large number of visitors by their colorful stands, summer tourist season novelties, performances and tasting of national cuisine. CIS countries this year have been represented by Uzbekistan, Republic of Moldova and Belarus.

All ITM guests gladly noted the amazing atmosphere of a holiday created at the exhibition venue. Travel industry professionals appreciated the opportunity not only to take part in a meaningful dialogue but also to find solutions to many thorny issues of the industry.

Statistics of the X International Travel Fair “ITM-2016”:

  • Area: 28 000 sq. meters
  • Number of participants: 1340
  • Number of countries and world regions: 134
  • Number of visitors: more than 72500
  • Number of journalists: more than 370
  • Number of the “Hosted Buyers” program participants: 160

Key business events:

The ITM business program was created to meet the needs of all market participants: training seminars, press conferences, presentations, round tables where to a full house they discussed the interaction between government and business, territories branding, functioning of the tourist information centers and many others.

The exhibition hosted:

  • Conference on children’s tourism development;
  • Presentation of “RZD tour” programs;
  • Meeting of the Board and the Regional Council of the Russian Union of Travel Industry;
  • Conference on small historic cities “True Russia”;
  • Master class “Legal provision of different types of tourism”;
  • Round table “Modern tendencies of souvenir industry development”
  • Meeting on actual issues of tourism industry development;
  • Seminar of “Coral travel” company;
  • Round table on incoming tourism development with marketing centre “Visit Russia”;
  • Presentations of Republic of Karelia, Republic of Bulgaria, Republic of Belarus and Baltic countries;
  • Joint Seminar of the UN World Tourism Organization and the Federal Agency for Tourism “Modern Trends of Branding in Tourism: Russian and International Practices ”;
  • Hotel Business Forum “Technologies of hotels cooperation with the participants of the travel industry”;
  • Practical course of the Academy of Medical Tourism

Please visit the exhibition site http://www.itmexpo.ru/en/program/ to see the “intourmarket-2016” business program in detail.

“Hosted Buyer” specialized business program

The goal of the program is to provide a range of services to enhance professional skills and establish business contacts between exhibitors and travel industry professionals. Program participants represent all regions of the Russian Federation and international tour operators.

In December 2015 the “INTOURMARKET-2016” organizers selected winners from among the applicants — over 150 Russian and foreign travel agencies.

This program provides a unique opportunity for the winners to use the following package on a competitive basis:

The package includes:

  • Free flight or travel by rail from the residence town to Moscow and back (economy class);
  • Free airport/railway station-hotel-airport/railway station transfer;
  • Free accommodation in a hotel (including breakfast);
  • ITM-2016 catalogue entry;
  • Hosted buyer badge for all working days of the exhibition;
  • Participation in the prescheduled business program (seminars, presentations organized by exhibitors).

Please use our special services to fill comfortable at the exhibition:

  • Catalogues delivery service
  • Free parking for 20 000 cars
  • Free Internet Café
  • Luggage parking
  • Tea yard/meeting and relaxation room

The “ITM-2016” organizer: “Expotour” LLC

For more information about the exhibition please visit http://www.itm-expo.ru/en/reg/2017/

Contact us:

Phone: +7 (495) 762-87-65, +7-(495) 626-43-69, +7- (495) 626-21-73, +7-(495) 626-21-72

e-mail: expo@tourfond.ru, sales@tourfond.ru

Looking forward to meeting you in March 11-13, 2017, in the IEC “Crocus Expo”!

Welcome to Russia! Welcome to “INTOURMARKET-2017”!


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