“Intourmarket-2014” will host a conference on pilgrimage tourism. Its participants will discuss topical issues related to travel for religious purposes as well as the possibility of creating an Association of pilgrimage tourism.
One of the organizers of the conference is the RST Commission on religious tourism and pilgrimage.
Heads and representatives of the diocesan administration and pilgrimage centers, clerics of monasteries and parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church as well as representatives of foreign tourist offices, tour operators working in this travel segment are invited to attend the event.
The conference will be moderated by head of the “Tourism” editorial office of “RIA Novosti” Yuri Shchegol’kov and head of the Department of Church History of Moscow Theological Academy Professor Alexei Svetozarsky.
We invite all those involved in pilgrimage tourism or interested in this subject to share their experience or vision of the situation in this field of activity.
The event will take place at 14.00 on March 16, 2014.
“Intourmarket-2014” will be held from March 15 till 18, 2014, in IEC"Crocus Expo", Moscow.
You can see the provisional program of activities here.