From October 1 to 4, 2019 St. Petersburg will be presented at one of the largest international tourism exhibitions IFTM Top Resa 2019.
The event, which covers all types of travel, will take place at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris
Within four days, representatives of the Convention Bureau and the City Tourist Information Bureau of Saint-Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development will meet with visitors to the exhibition, seek new partners and exchange contacts to present the city as a communication and tourist platform.
This is especially important in anticipation of the launch of free e-visas. Starting October 1st, residents of 53 countries,including French citizens, can visit Russia’s cultural capital and the surrounding region by e-visa, with no consular fees.
In addition, St. Petersburg will be presented to the participants of the event as the host city of the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship.
IFTM Top Resa is the largest professional tourism exhibition that covers all types of travel from leisure to business and MICE tourism. In total, 34 thousand visitors and 1.7 thousand experts will take part in the Paris exhibition in 2019, including representatives of the largest retail chains and travel companies from around the world, such as Carrefour Voyages, BCD Travel, Travel Planet and many others, which will be discussed as part of the business program Exhibitions World Tourism Market Development