28 January 2017
What is Russia Summit?
Russia is the biggest country in the world that can offer a wide range of tourist opportunities to its foreign visitors. Russia is a transcontinental country, covering much of the eastern and northeastern Europe. The country is covering the 1/7 of our planet. Russia Summit provided an insight to region’s tourism.
Future of Tourism
In Russia Summit, we have talked about the future of the tourism in the country with the tourism leaders.
Industry representatives expanded their international network, explored new ideas and developed business relations in B2B meetings, which were held in the framework of Russia Summit.
Other than Russia, regional meetings are held four times a year in different cities around the world such as Dubai, New York and Barcelona.
Russia Summit topics covered Online Tourism, Tourism Investments, Destination Marketing, Travel Trends, MICE Industry and New Marketing Strategies in Hospitality.
Opening and protocol speeches
- BULUT BAĞCI - President of Executive Board, World Tourism Forum
- NEŞET KOÇKAR - Chairman of Executive Board Anex Tour
- HÜSEYİN DİRİÖZ - Ambassador of Turkish Embassy in Moscow
- HAKAN ATEŞ - CEO, DenizBank
Online Tourism – Technology Trends that Will Alter the Way You Travel
BAS LEMMENS - Founder, ROOMLR
ALEX ZARETSKY - CEO, Travelata.ru
GRACH MURADYAN - Head IT Projects, Amadeus ACO Russia
LEONID MARMER - General Director, Intourist Thomas Cook
EKATERINA BEZHANOVA - Director of Strategic Development, onlinetours.ru
DR. ALPER ÖZKAN
Counsellor / Director of Culture and Tourism Counsellor's Office, Turkish Embassy in Moscow
Travel Trends on Russian Internet
- VICTORIA KINASH - Head of Industry Sales Department, Yandex
- BORIS ISKRITSKIY - Head of Performance Sector, Yandex
MICE Trends of Russian Market
BÜNYAT ÖZPAK - Managing Partner, Inventum MICE
GALINA POLISCHUK -Director of Sales and Business Development - Deputy CEO, Continent Express
ANATOLIY KURYUMOV - General Director, IBC Corporate Travel
TATIANA SPOURNOVA - General Manager of Max Medium Group of Companies
- KRISTINA IONITSKAYA - Deputy of Head of Representation of the Catalan Tourist Board
Destination Marketing – Assessing the Tools for Effective Travel Marketing
KASIA MADERA - TV News Presenter, BBC News (Moderator)
CHANDIMA KIRIWANDALA - First Secretary (Commercial) Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
SAMIR SOUSSI RIAH - Director of the Moroccan National Tourist Office
NATALIA RUDAKOVA - Marketing Manager, Cyprus Tourism Organisation
Keynote Speech – Affinity Marketing as Effective Way to Promote a Luxury Destination
ROMAN TIMOSHCHUK - CEO, The Luxury Network
ANDREY SHEMYAKIN - Managing Partner, S.E.A. Company (Moderator)
ALEXIS DELAROFF - Chief Operating Officer, Russia, Georgia & CIS AccorHotels - Russian Management Hotel Company
SVETLANA BOBROVA - Strategic Partnership Leader, Nielsen Russia
Keynote Speech – New Marketing Strategies in Hospitality
- AVŞAR KOÇ - Chief Commercial Officer & Senior Partner, River Rock Hotels & Resorts
Latest ``Forbes Special Issue`` By World Tourism Forum
Tourism Business Global Meeting 2017 special supplement covers industry-specific interviews and issues that tourism industry is facing within the region.
The Ritz-Carlton Moscow which offers a string of luxurious amenities, is located in the heart of the historical, cultural and business center of Moscow.
The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow
Tverskaya St, 3,
Next Summit will be Held in 2018.
Russia Summit helped industry representatives to make direct contacts with potential partners in order to follow the news and trends in tourism, promote your business and share experiences.
Details To Be Announced Soon!
World Tourism Forum is really important initiative, Turkey is one of the most important tourism Powers in the World.
José Manuel Barroso – PresIdent (2004 – 2014) European CommIssIon
I consider that by the point of collaboration, World Tourism Forum’s participant profiles as well as its agenda is a very efficient platform.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan – PresIdent RepublIc of Turkey
From the political perspective World Tourism Forum is an important vision summit bringing together tourism leaders.
FredrIck ReInfeld – PrIme MInIster of Sweden (2006-2014)
In World Tourism Forum in B2B meetings there is an opportunity too listen closely to industry representatives’ needs and demands.
MartIn Verdon Roe – VIce PresIdent & Global DIsplay TrIpadvIsor
World Tourism Forum with its profile of participants and speakers from its very first meeting has been identified as the region’s most important summit.
Svend Olav LeIrvaag – VIce PresIdent & Head of IndustrIal RelatIons Amadeus
World Tourism Forum was the biggest tourism event I have ever participated till today.
Todd BenjamIn – CNN InternatIonal FInancIal EdItor