In Moscow will take place the 16th international exhibition “Journey and Tourism”
From March 18 to 21 the 16th international exhibition “Journey and Tourism” organized by company ITE will take place in Expocentre on Krasnopresnenskaya.
For the first time the exhibition took place in 1994. Then 800 companies of 50 countries participated in it. Already next year “Journey and tourism” were recognized as the best professional forum of the year (portion of visitor – professionals 73%). Today this is the main tourist exhibition in Russia and the one of five largest in the world.
According to the data of organizers, this year in Expocentre will be assembled more than 3 thousand companies of 120 countries and regions of the world: Asia, Africa, Latin America, Australia, Oceania, Turkey, the countries of the Mediterranean and Europe.
According to the opinion of those who participated in the exhibition, it reflects clearly all the processes, proceeding in the branch. For this reason the majority of exponents come to the exhibition every year. So yearly the very last tendencies and developments in the sphere of tourism are demonstrated on the exhibition.
It is worthwhile to note that the geography of participants is enlarged yearly. On the 16th exhibition Columbia and Japan organize their pavilions for the first time. And Dubai will become the official partner of “Journey and Tourism”.
Organizers give special attention to the development of the programs of inbound tourism. To report the changes proceeding in this range international practical business-conference “the regions of Russia: new possibilities for the development of tourism” is organized.
For the first time the conference of this scale, dedicated to domestic tourism, took place on the 15th international exhibition. At the conference was represented the rating of the competitive ability of 46 Russian regions within the framework of international tourism, experience and prospects for the development of the tourist zones of Russia based on the example of Krasnodar edge.
Furthermore, according to the information bureau “Regnum”, the organizers of exhibition developed the program of the guest participation the Wild Card, intended for the national and regional tourist administrations, which yet did not assume participation in the exhibition. Free stand will be organized for them.
The festival of the commercials of the countries participating in the exhibition will become one additional outstanding event. The commercials of the conquerors – special judges will select them – will be transmitted on the plasma panels in the territory of exhibition.
Within the framework of the exhibition the presentation to yearly tourist reward “Star of Travel.ru” of 2008 will take place. This is Russia's first reward in the range of tourism, whose laureates are determined by the sums of Internet-voting users.