Rus

The IX International Forum

Arctic: today and the future

December 05-07, 2019, St.Petersburg

HISTORY: 2016 - VI INTERNATIONAL FORUM «ARCTIC: THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE»

Perspective directions of development of the Arctic tourism

Working session

Perspective directions of development of the Arctic tourism

Draft*

16:30 - 18:00

Hall 10


Section description

Arctic is one of the most promising directions of the internal and external tourism in Russia. Over the last years Russian authorities implemented a number of initiatives aimed at Arctic availability raising for Russian and foreign tourists. In the framework of the working session it is planned to discuss the most topical lines of Arctic tourism and present relevant projects.

Topics for discussion

  • Development of Arctic tourism infrastructure;
  • Perspective projects and tourist trails in the Arctic;
  • Promotion of the Russian Arctic as prospective tourist destination;
  • International cooperation for organization of Arctic tours.

Moderator

ALEKSANDR POTEKHIN

Director of regional information center TASS North-West.

Speakers

IGOR NEVEROV

Director of Second European Department of the MFA of the Russian Federation

EVGANII KUDELIA

Advisor to Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism

OLGA KUZNETSOVA

Minister of industry and entrepreneurship of the Murmansk region

ALEKSANDR KIRILLOV

Acting Director of FSUE National Park “Russian Arctic”

NINA POGLAZOVA

Head of the Association of resorts of the Kirov region

MARIA GOSTIAEVA

Member of MOEO "Green Arctic"

* subject to change without notice