Russia opens Tourism Promotion Office in UAE
(Dubai) – In the pursuit of enhancing its competitiveness in the tourism sector, Russia has opened its national tourism promotion office, Visit Russia, in the UAE. The opening ceremony was held at the Kempinski Hotel Palm Jumeirah in the presence of Sergei Korneev, the Deputy Director of the Russian Federal Agency for Tourism, Gocha Buachidze, Consul-General of the Russian Federation in Dubai and Northern Emirates, Mohamed Al Noori, Director of the Corporate Marketing and Relations Department of Dubai Municipality and Dr. Igor Egorov, Chairman of the Russian Business Council, as well as representatives from the tourism industry and media.
Visit Russia office activities are supported by the Russian Business Council in the Middle East and Africa, RBC, within a strategic partnership aimed at promoting more business and leisure travel to Russia from the Middle East. The partnership agreement between Visit Russia and RBC was signed yesterday, stipulating cooperation in developing domestic tourism in Russia, promoting national tourist products, and raising awareness of residents in the UAE about this diverse destination.