Meeting with the leadership of VisitBritain
On January 26, 2011 in the Federal Agency on Tourism held a working meeting with the leadership of the Office of Tourism British VisitBritain. The Russian side was represented by Deputy, head of Rostourism Alexander Radkov, UK - Head of Tourism Department of the UK Sandie Dawe. At the meeting was attended Head of International Cooperation Rostourism Valery Korovkin, Deputy Head of International Cooperation Ekaterina Smirnova, Acting Director of Europe Office of Tourism British Holger Lentz, head of VisitBritain office in Russia, Tatiana Horeshok.
From 20 to 23 January in Helsinki (Finland) hosted the largest in northern Europe and the Baltic International Tourism Exhibition UTERUS-2011.
Federal Agency for Tourism has traditionally participated in this winter. At this time, Rosturizm organized a unified national stand area of 60 square meters, which employed 15 members of the Leningrad region and Karelia - representatives of the regional tourist offices, information centers and tour companies, aimed at visitors from Scandinavian countries.
30th Tourist Forum “ASEAN”
From 15 to 21 January 2011 in Phnom Penh (Cambodia) took 30th Travel Forum of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which was attended by Head of International Cooperation Rostourism Valery Korovkin.
Madrid hosted the III session of Russian-Spanish Working Group on Tourism.
On January 16, 2011, went III meeting of Russian-Spanish working group on tourism, serving under the Intergovernmental Russian-Spanish Mixed Commission for Economic and Industrial Cooperation. The Russian delegation was headed by Deputy Head of Federal Agency for Tourism Alexander Radkov, Spanish - General Director of «Turespana» Antonio Bernabe. During the meeting, held in a friendly atmosphere, the sides discussed a wide range of issues, including the dynamics of the statistical indicators, mutual promotion of tourism products, carrying out activities under the Mutual National Year of Russia in Spain and Spain in Russia in 2011 and the signing of an instrument of inter- cooperation in tourism.
UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai, will attend the VI International Tourism Exhibition "ITM"
On January 17, 2011 at the headquarters of UN World Tourism Organization in Madrid was held bilateral meeting with the Deputy Head Rostourism Alexander Radkov and UNWTO Secretary-General Mr. Taleb Rifai. At the meeting were Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Kingdom of Spain, Alexander Kuznetsov. During the meeting, the sides discussed the development trends of world tourism.