“Tourism as a Strategic Resource for Development of Territories” Platform

The tourism industry is one of the priority areas of social and economic development in the Saratov Region.

The key topics of the platform will include: formation of competitive inter-regional tourist product in the segment of ethnographic tourism, promotion of the cultural and historical heritage of the Volga Germans as a part of the tourist product, as well as export of tourist services to the foreign market.

The platform will be moderated by Maya Lomidze, the Executive Director of the Association of Tour Operators of Russia.

The Tourism Committee of the Saratov Region, the Tourism Committee of the Volgograd Region and the tour operator “Pokrovsk-Tour” OOO (Limited Liability Company) will present at the SEF (Saratov Economic Forum) platform a new inter-regional product — the tourist route “Volga Germans”.