INTOURMARKET
March 9-11, 2019
Moscow, "Crocus Expo", Pav.#3 (Hall #15)

News

Post-release of the Xth International Fair for travel and tourism “Intourmarket-2015”

28.04.2015

The exhibition was held in March 14-17, 2015, in Moscow IEC “Crocus Expo”, pavilion ¹ 1

ITM2015 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

Registration Sponsor: Coral Travel

The opening ceremony was attended by the head of the Federal Agency for Tourism Oleg Safonov, Deputy Minister of Transport Valery Okulov, chief executive of the World Tourism Organization Zoltan Somogyi, Altai Region Governor Alexander Karlin, chairman of Moscow Committee for Tourism and hotel industry Sergei Shpilko and Moscow Region Minister of Culture Oleg Rozhnov .

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

76 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-2015”

One of the most visited stands among the leading tour operators at the exhibition was the one of Coral Travel which occupied a separate hall. The company has introduced tours to Sochi, Anapa and Gelendzhik, spa treatment, a wide range of excursions and river cruises. And a big part of the stand was occupied by hotels from the major summer destinations of the tour operator — Turkey and Egypt.

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, Turkey, China, Egypt, Italy, Spain, Greece, the Baltic States, Morocco, Tunisia 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 the Republic of Kazakhstan, Belarus and Armenia.

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-2015”:

  • Area: 28 000 sq. meters
  • Number of participants: 1430
  • Number of countries and world regions: 143
  • Number of visitors: more than 78500
  • Number of journalists: more than 320
  • Number of the “Hosted Buyers” program participants: 350

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:

  • “Tourism as a major factor in the development of the small historical towns of Russia” conference
  • Conference on IT technologies in tourism;
  • Joint UN World Tourism Organization and the Federal Agency for Tourism training seminar “How to meet expectations of the modern tourist — best Russian and foreign practice” with participation of experts from Russia, Hungary, Spain, Latvia, Great Britain and Norway;
  • Round table on “Business events in Russia. Sustainable development of the industry — an indicator of social and economic image”;
  • Presentation of the tourist product of Bulgaria and Belarus;
  • Meeting of the Board and the Regional Council of the Russian Union of Travel Industry;
  • Round table on social tourism “Tourism in the interests of the older generation”;
  • Original seminar “Professional puzzles from Irina Tjurina”;
  • Round table on “red tourism”;
  • IV Congress of social tourism associations;
  • Meeting of the Coordinating Council for tourism development of the Association of the interregional social and economic interaction “Central Federal District”;
  • “Legal provision of different types of tourism” seminar by Anna Gladun;
  • Conference on children’s tourism;
  • Practical course of the Academy of Medical Tourism;
  • The first workshop of the National Association of Information and Tourism Organizations (NAITO)

Please visit the exhibition site http://www.itmexpo.ru/en/program/ to see the “intourmarket-2015” 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 2014 the “INTOURMARKET-2015” organizers selected winners from among the applicants — over 280 Russian and 20 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-2015 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-2015” organizer: “Expotour” LLC

For more information about the exhibition please visit http://www.itmexpo.ru/en/

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 19-22, 2016, in the IEC “Crocus Expo”!

Welcome to Russia! Welcome to “INTOURMARKET-2016”!


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