Bulgarian Tourism Ministry Honoured at Moscow's INTOURMARKET 2017
Monday, 13 March 2017
Bulgaria's Tourism Ministry received a special diploma for active participation and presentation at the 12th International Travel Fair INTOURMARKET 2017. which is taking place in Moscow between March 11 and 13, the Ministry said in a press release.
This year Bulgaria has a 128 sq m national stand at INTOURMARKET. Tourism Minister Stela Baltova was an official guest and attended the opening ceremony for the fair. She conferred with Vitaliy Mutko, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister for sport, tourism and youth policy.
Baltova also had a session with Oleg Safonov, Head of Russia's Federal Agency for Tourism. She thanked for the fine cooperation with Rosturizm and stressed that Russia is one of Bulgaria's principal tourism partners as the country ranked among the top ten destinations preferred by non-package Russian holidaymakers in 2016. Safonov noted the interest shown in Russia in options for tourism in Bulgaria, saying that, in addition to the traditional seaside and ski vacations, Russian tourists are already looking for cultural, sightseeing, historical and patriotic, and hydrotherapy programmes.