Interros Group is inviting you to join for «Ecotourism: Global Challenges and Discovering Russia», an international conference scheduled to take place at the Rosa Khutor resort in Sochi from the 17th to the 20th of October.
In many countries ecotourism has gone mainstream, offering many business opportunities and opening paths towards national socio-economic development.
In Russia, the market for quality ecotourism services is only taking its first steps. The difficulties that the industry of outdoor activities experience touch upon a number of sectors, including government regulation, services for tourists, environmental protection, infrastructure development, equipment and technologies, professional competencies, education and skill training for the new generation.
Well-known subject-matter experts, business community representatives, and political and business leaders from all over the world will gather to hold a comprehensive discussion on challenges, opportunities and milestones on the path towards the sustainable development of ecotourism in Russia. They will also agree on international cooperation to achieve further progress.
Conference attendees will take exciting field-trips, will see local landmarks and experience the breathtaking beauty of the region.
The conference organizers include: Slava Foundation of Vyacheslav Fetisov, the State Duma’s Special Envoy for Interparliamentary and International Public Organizations on the Development of Sport; the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation; Rostourism; Federation of Adventure Tourism of Russia; «Vedomosti» business publication; and the Interros Group, with the support from UNEP and the National Geographic Society.
- Vyacheslav Fetisov, the State Duma’s Special Envoy for Interparliamentary and International Public Organizations on the Development of Sport.
- Mahir Aliyev, Coordinator, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
- Enric Sala, Founder and Leader, National Geographic's Pristine Seas
- Carol Ritchie, Executive Director, Europarc Federation
- Grant Moir, Chief Executive, Cairngorms National Park Authority, Scotland
- Peter Prokosch, Founder, Linking Tourism & Conservation, Norway
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