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19 October 2021, 09:01

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The best representatives of the travel industry will be announced in December.

Representatives of the hotel and tourism industry of the capital are invited to take part in the competition for the award “Guiding star”… Individual entrepreneurs, legal entities and individuals working in Moscow can try their hand. The prize is awarded annually to the best excursion projects, travel services, hotels and industry professionals. The winners will be selected using online voting on the portal “Active Citizen”

Applications are accepted from 09:00 on October 19 to 13:00 on November 2, reported Natalia Sergunina,Deputy Mayor of Moscow.

“We invite representatives of the tourism industry and related fields to participate in the competition. This year there will be 18 main and two additional nominations. In some of them, prizes will be awarded for the first time. Acceptance of applications will end on November 2, and the laureates will be announced in December, ”said Natalya Sergunina.

Nominations and special prizes

Among the main nominations of the competition are “Moscow Breakfast”, “Restaurant of Russian Cuisine”, “Moscow Confectionery”, “Moscow Gastromarket”, “Moscow Impressions: Exhibitions and Museums”, “Moscow Impressions: for Children”, “Moscow Hospitality: Museums” , “Moscow hospitality: a new point of attraction”, “Moscow impressions: excursions, entertainment”, “Moscow hospitality: a tour operator”, “The best five-star hotel”, “The best four-star hotel”, “The best three-star hotel ””, “Best Hostel”, “Best Boutique Hotel”, “Moscow in Media”, “Moscow on Radio” and “Startup of the Year”.

In addition, at the awards ceremony, participants will be awarded two additional prizes in special nominations – the best travel blogger and the company that has made a significant contribution to the development of children’s tourism.

For the first time in the list of nominations of the competition are presented “Restaurant of Russian cuisine”, “Moscow confectionery”, “Moscow gastromarket”, “Moscow on the air”, as well as “Startup of the year” from the digital travel service Russpass.

Shortlist and voting

From 3 to 9 November, applications will be considered, they will be evaluated according to criteria such as the average monthly load by tourists or visitors, the number of industry awards over the past five years, and the level of epidemiological safety. You can get acquainted with all the criteria on the site awards.

The organizers will form a short list: they will select the five best candidates in each nomination. And the winners will be determined by Muscovites – participants of the Active Citizen project. Voting will last from November to December and will be held in several stages.

A competition for the “Guiding Star” tourism award will be held in Moscow

The Guiding Star award was established by the Moscow Government in 1999. Its goal is to increase the tourist attractiveness of the capital. The awarding of the award has become an important event in the life of the metropolitan hospitality industry. Every year Moscow hotels, travel companies, gastronomic projects, city festivals, architectural objects and others compete for the title of the best. The winners of the competition are selected on the basis of expert assessments, ratings of world reservation systems, consumer reviews and voting results in the “Active Citizen” project.

More details published on the site awards.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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