TULA, September 28 (Itar-Tass) — The first Tula tourist forum will open in the regional centre on Friday.
The organizers of the two-day forum will invite representatives of the tourist and hotel business to round-table meetings devoted to topical problems of development of the tourist sector in general and in the Tula Region in particular.
A visiting session of the forum will discuss at the museum-country estate Yasnaya Polyana the topic entitled “Museums as generators of the formation of territories’ tourist image.” Within the framework of the forum, master-classes and the presentation of promising projects of the tourist industry will be held.
The aim of the event is to show rich tourist possibilities of the Tula Region and the presentation of municipalities’ high potential, Minister of Education and Culture Denis Bychkov told ITAR-TASS. “There are ideas to participate in the federal programs for the development of this sphere,” the minister said.
Representatives of Russian regions and potential foreign partners - tourist and hotel firms of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary take part in the forum which will end on September 29.