Russia-China Tourism Forum 2018
VI Summit
11-12 March, 2018, Moscow
Meeting of leading experts in the sphere of tourism

Official organizer

Travel Association “World Without Borders”

Official support

China National Tourism Administration
Federal Agency for Tourism (Russia)

With patronage

Russia-China Committee of friendship, peace and development

About Forum 2018

Russia-China Forum has been held since 2012 with the support of the Federal Agency for Tourism (Russia) and China National Tourism Administration. For the sixth year, the Forum proves itself the main business platform, which has been uniting the leading world experts of the Russia-China tourism. The main objective of the Forum is to promote mutually beneficial cooperation between Russia and China in the sphere of tourism by providing the systematic dialogue between the two countries’ authorities in the sphere of tourism and the business community of the partner countries. Yearly, the Forum’s events unite representatives of the tourism administrations and business representatives of Russia and China, answering all the modern challenges and needs of development of the mutual tourism flow of the two countries. In 2018 within the Forum’s events the participants of the Forum will discuss complex measures to improve the competitiveness of Russia and China tourism products, as well as study the practical experience of the travel destinations promotion at travel market of China. In 2018, the Russian side Head of the Organizing Committee is Mr. Igor Fomin, Member of the Federation Council of the Federal Parliament of the Russian Federation.

Goals of the Forum

1- DETERMINATION OF THE PERSPECTIVES
for the development of Russia-China tourism;

2- JOINT SEARCH AND FORMULATION OF
effective solutions to improve the competitiveness of Russia and China's tourist products;

3- STUDING THE PRACTICAL CASES
to ptomote tourist products and services for Chinese tourists;

4- STUDYING THE WORLD EXPERIENCE
to develop the tourism industry and to promote the travel destinations;

OFFICIAL GREETINGS

Eleonora Mitrofanova
Eleonora Mitrofanova
Head of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States Affairs, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo)

Participants of the Forum

airlines
information centers for tourists
shopping centers, trading houses
restaurants and other catering facilities
world experts in the sphere of tourism
hotels and other accommodation facilities
excursion facilities (museums, exhibition centers, galleries and other)
tour operaators from Russia and China
insurance companies, insuing the tourists traveling abroad
other organizations functioning in the sphere of tourism and related areas

PROGRAM OF THE VI SUMMITT

Within the two days of congress program the range of full-length sessions on up-to-date questions of Russia-China cooperation in the sphere of tourism will be held, which will form the mid-term perspective of the cooperation trend for tourism authorities and tourist business of Russia and China.

Speakers

Igor Fomin
Igor Fomin
Federation Council Member of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Sergey Krivonosov
Sergey Krivonosov
Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on physical culture, sport, tourism and youth affairs. Chairman of Tourism Committee
Nikolay Korolev
Nikolay Korolev
Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism
"China is the third top destination with Russian citizents traveling abroad".
Alexey Konushkov
Alexey Konushkov
Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism
Evgeniy Tomikhin
Evgeniy Tomikhin
Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
"Regions should actively prepare guides-interpreters to work with group tourists from China".
Alexander Rad’kov
Alexander Rad’kov
Deputy Head of Rossotrudnichestvo
Ivan Vvedenskiy
Ivan Vvedenskiy
Chairman of the Commission on development of incoming tourism with the Public Council of the Federal Agency for Tourism
"Investment in travel sector from China to Russia can be effective only within the frames of projects organized mutually with Russian partners. Our goal is to outline and discuss instruments of practical monitoring of mutual projects for interested regional authorities and initiators of investment projects from Russian and Chinese sides".
Ван Сяося
Head of Representative office of China National Tourism Administration in Moscow
Ivanov Sergey
Ivanov Sergey
Chairman of the State Committee on tourism of the Republic of Tatarstan
Ivan Egorov
Ivan Egorov
Minister of tourism of Tver region
"Regions need qualified interpreters and guides to work with Chinese tourists. With the lack of guarantees from the market regional universities presently are not ready to provide the inflow of such specialists"
Elene Pereskokova
Elene Pereskokova
Chairman of the Tourism Committee of Vladimir Region
World Cup 2018 has become an impetus for Russia's regions' promotion abroad
Yulia Skoromolova
Yulia Skoromolova
Director of Tourism Agency of Ulyanovsk region
"In 2018 Ulyanovsk region plans to increase the tourist flow from China, practicing the active promotion strategy of "Red route" on travel market of China".
Andrey Ermak
Andrey Ermak
Minister of culture and tourism of Kaliningrad region
Ekaterina Slivina
Ekaterina Slivina
Head of Tourism Agency of Irkutsk Region
Мария Бадмацыренова
Maria Badmazyrenova
Minister of Tourism of the Republic of Buryatia
Рысты Карабаева
Risti Karabaeva
President of Eurasian Association of Tourism
Igor Konyshev
Igor Konyshev
Chairman of the Board of Travel Association “World Without Borders”
"Display objects need the same classification as hotels"
Alexander Agamov
Alexander Agamov
Executive Director of the Travel Association “World Without Borders”
Sergey Jan-Sha
Sergey Jan-Sha
President of Russia-China Club, CEO of “China Tour and Business Travel”
Assel Smolyar
Assel Smolyar
CEO of “Marketing, Exhibitions, Consulting”
Alexander Kurnosov
Alexander Kurnosov
Deputy CEO of ACADEMSERVICE
Sun Guizhen
Sun Guizhen
Secretary General of Travel Service Association
Chen Zongbing
Chen Zongbing
Vice Director General of China Tourist Attractions Association
Fan Jiguan
Fan Jiguan
CEO, UnionPay Russia
Zhu Liang
Zhu Liang
CEO of "China Southern Airlines» Russia"
Larry Zheng
Larry Zheng
CEO of Beijing Shankai International Travel Agency Company Limited
Ma Jun
Ma Jun
CEO of Eurasion Travel Partners/Hong Kong Russian Travel Club
Liu Yang
Liu Yang
CITS Incoming Department Director for Eastern Europe and Russia
Chen Lijun
Chen Lijun
Zhejiang Tourism College,professor
“What for and how the culture of service should be taught?
Alexander Fol’ko
Alexander Fol’ko
Head of National Marketing Office “Visit Russia” in Beijing
Alexander Fedulin
Alexander Fedulin
Rector of RSUTS University
“Double diploma in Russia and China: who needs international specialists and why?”
Vladimir Fomin
Vladimir Fomin
Deputy Head of International Department of the Federal Agency for Tourism
Sergey Shpil’ko
Sergey Shpil’ko
President of Russian Tourism Union
Alexey Tikhnenko
Alexey Tikhnenko
Head of Directorate of Hospitality of the Department for sport and tourism of Moscow
Vadim Prasov
Vadim Prasov
Vice-President of Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers
“Hotels are in the game: what should the fans expect, what should the tourists hope for?”
Marina Levchenko
Marina Levchenko
CEO of “Tari-Tour” company
“Peculiarities of management when cooperating with Chinese partner: communication, finance, guides”.
Marina Kressova
Marina Kressova
Vice-President of the Russian Tourist Guides Association
Sergey Khvorostyany
Sergey Khvorostyany
Deputy CEO, “Rosa Khutor” Resort
Igor Kuzmin
Igor Kuzmin
Managing Partner of “Tari-Tour”
"Electronic documentation management in the sphere of Chinese visa-free tourists groups service will help to resist "grey" area businesses".
Arcady Amelin
Arcady Amelin
Vice-President of “Investment Russia”
Alexey Kalashnik
Alexey Kalashnik
Executive Director of Russia-China Business Council
Evgeniy Rodionov
Evgeniy Rodionov
Chairman of the Tourism Committee of the Culture and Tourism Department of the Novgorod region
Marina Smirnova
Marina Smirnova
Head of hospitality and tourism department of Cushman & Wakefield
Julia Mikhaleva
Julia Mikhaleva
Head of Department on cooperation with governmental bodies and sectoral interaction of Association "National Congress Bureau"
Vladimir Milenin
Vladimir Milenin
Deputy Head of UNIDO Center for International Industrial Cooperation in the Russian Federation
"Industrial Tourism Center can be established in Russia with support of UNIDO Russian office patronaged by UN".
Alexander Nikonov
Alexander Nikonov
Head of Foreign Airlines Department of "Sheremetyevo International Airport"
"11 airlines carry out flights from Sheremetyevo International Airport with 16 China's destinations. Passengers flow Moscow-China-Moscow in 2017 comprised over 2 million people, which is 16% higher than in 2016. Sheremetyevo International Airport is the second airport on transfer passenger flow China-Europe, as 1,2 million passengers tavel from China to Europe and backwards, connecting flihgts in Sheremetyevo International Airport".
Dmitry Okorokov
Dmitry Okorokov
Head of municipality of the rural settlement “Zavidovo”, President of “Zavidovo Development” Ltd.
Xu Tengfeng
Xu Tengfeng
Advisor of CEO of JSC “Far East Development Fund”
Xie Hua
Xie Hua
Executive Director, Greenwood Tour Expo Ltd.
Chu Da
Chu Da
Chief Operating Officer of International Trade and Exhibition Complex "GREENWOOD"
Konstantin Garanin
Konstantin Garanin
Center of Territory Marketing CEO, Member of Expert Committee with the Russian Federation Government
Han Yuanjun
Han Yuanjun
Senior Researcher of China Tourism Academy
Wu Liyun
Wu Liyun
Senior Researcher of China Tourism Academy
Jiang Yanxia
Jiang Yanxia
Researcher of China Tourism Academy
Alexander Kukolev
Alexander Kukolev
MBG-Service Ltd, CEO
Elena Ezhova
Elena Ezhova
Deputy Chairman of Moscow Regional Public Organization "Military and Patriotic Club "Reserve"
Ekaterina Klukova
Ekaterina Klukova
Deputy Director of State History Museum
Julia Temnikova
Julia Temnikova
Deputy Head of State Unitary Enterprise “Moscow Metro” on clients’ services development
Natalia Belyakova
Natalia Belyakova
Partner of Institute of Place Management, Associate Professor of National Research University Higher School of Economics, Regional Marketing Director of Domina Group in Russia
Olesya Oleynikova
Olesya Oleynikova
Deputy CEO of Profi.travel
Nadezhda Korotovskih
Nadezhda Korotovskih
Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Interservice”
Nadezhda Udovenko
Nadezhda Udovenko
Head of Tourism Development Sector of the Tourism Department of Primorsky region
Natalia Naumenkova
Natalia Naumenkova
External Relations Director of China Southern Airlines representative office
Tatyana Urzhumtseva
Tatyana Urzhumtseva
Director of Center of China and APR countries Studies of St. Petersburg State Economics University
Татьяна АнаньTatyana Ananyevaева
Tatyana Ananyeva
Vice-Rector of RSUTS University
Asya Abramova
Asya Abramova
Tourism manager of Outlet Village Belaya Dacha&Pulkovo
Olga Tkacheva
Olga Tkacheva
Deputy CEO on strategic development and marketing of Flotilla “Radisson Royal”
Yana Kamilyanova
Yana Kamilyanova
Deputy Head of China Friendly program
Olga Filipenkova
Olga Filipenkova
Marketing and Sales Director of Mountain Resort “Rosa Khutor”
Alexander L’vov
Alexander L’vov
Deputy CEO of RZHD-Tour
Natalia Saprykina
Natalia Saprykina
Development Director of Russia-China Club
Сергей Рыбаков
Сергей Рыбаков
Заместитель председателя Комитета Совета Федерации по науке, образованию и культуре, Председатель правления ассоциации развития исторических поселений «Русская провинция»
Алла  Морозова
Алла Морозова
Начальник управления по развитию туристской деятельности министерства культуры Нижегородской области
Константин Забродин
Константин Забродин
Генеральный директор ООО «Завидово Девелопмент»
Sergey Sharonov
Sergey Sharonov
Manager of branch office "Greenwood", Commercial Bank "Soldarnost"
Marina Osepova
Marina Osepova
Head of China Department of the Russia-China fund of strategic investment
Sergey Georgievskiy
Sergey Georgievskiy
CEO of Agency of strategic development "Center"

11 and 12 March in vip-lounge area of café "Шоколадница", located in pavilion #3 of Crocus Expo the business meetings of the VI Summit heads of sessions and speakers according to the pre-planned schedule.

Ulyanovsk region offered targeted inclusion of objects of "red tourism" into China Friendly program. Details will be discussed at Session 3:“Red tourism” as a driver of international tourist programs development”.

Center of Industrial Tourism  can be established in Russia with support of UNIDO Russian office patronaged by UN. The details will be discussed during Session 3  “Red tourism” as a driver of international tourist programs development”

Russia-China Tourism Forum
VI Summit
2018
11-12 March, 2018, Moscow

Participation in VI Summit

discussion sessions with leading world experts
sessions of the VI Summit
plenary session
participant's package
2 days of live communication and netwroking

Video of VI Summit

record of the plenary session
video records of the VI Summit

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