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The exhibition will be held in Brazil, Germany, India, Spain, China, Russia, Singapore and France.

In 2020 Moscow will take part in eight tourism fairs. Seven of them held abroad, reported Natalya Sergunina the Deputy Mayor in the Moscow Government.

“Such exhibitions are a good format to talk about our advantages, to present Moscow as a promising tourist destination. In the past year, we participated in a series of exhibitions in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, in Latin America. And they won six awards at once. In 2020 will continue work to promote the tourism potential of the capital abroad,” — said Natalia Sergunina.

According to her, the next year it is planned the participation in exhibitions WTM Latin America in Brazil, ITB Berlin in Germany, ITB India in India, Fitur in Spain, ITB China in China, ITB Asia in Singapore and IFTM Top Resa in France, as well as in the international exhibition MITT in Moscow.

Tourist products of the capital will be presented on the stands, as well as during road shows and familiarization tours to the capital. To apply for participation in the international exhibitions at the stand of Moscow on the website.

In 2019, the capital participated in eight tourism fairs: WTM Latin America in Brazil, ATM in UAE, SITIF in Korea, ITE Committee on tourism won six international awards.

At exhibitions in the Asian region Moscow won the prize for the best booth design award for the best creative presentation of the tourist potential and the audience award. At the exhibition World Travel Market in London, the capital’s stand won in the category “Best stand design” and “audience award”, and at IBTM World in Barcelona, the city was awarded the prize for the best presentation of tourist potential.

November 28, Moscow won the World Travel Awards in nomination “Best tourist destination. City.” In this category were also presented in London, new York, Lisbon, Paris, Sydney, Rio de Janeiro. The award ceremony was held in Oman.

The Moscow stand was awarded a prize at the international tourist exhibition in SeoulThe stand of Moscow received the audience award at the tourism fair in Hong KongStand received two awards at World Travel Market in LondonPresentation of the tourist potential of the capital named best in show in Barcelona

Tourism in the capital

For the first nine months of 2019 visited Moscow 19.5 million tourists. From foreign countries the capital most frequently visited by the citizens of Germany, Israel, Italy, China and France.

The city has 1.7 thousand hotels. Their average load is 77 percent. It is comparable to Amsterdam, London and Paris. High interest among tourists Moscow calling during the Christmas holidays. During this period, four-star and five-star hotels in the capital are filled to 95 percent.

In the capital there are more than 1.5 thousand accredited guides-translators. They conduct tours in 26 languages.

“Moscow seasons”

With 2012 in the capital regularly hosts major themed festivals. They are included in the cycle “Moscow seasons”. The nearest festival “Journey to Christmas” will be held from December 13 to January 12.

In April, the city hosts charity festival “Easter gift”, in may the international festival and competition of a Capella singing “Moscow spring a cappella”, in June — international festival of historical reconstruction “Times and epochs”, in August — international festival and competition of landscape design “Flower jam”, and in October — food festival “Golden autumn”.

In 2018, the capital received the prestigious award at the World Festival and Event City Award as one of the best cities for festivals and events. The award ceremony was held in the framework of the 63rd annual Congress of the International Association of festivals and events IFEA (The International Festivals and Events Association). The winners of these awards have also become Ottawa (Canada), Sydney (Australia), Seoul (South Korea), Taichung (Taiwan) and Philadelphia (USA). Before this award was received in London, Edinburgh, Boston, Rotterdam.

“Moscow seasons” world-class capital has received the international award for festivals

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