St. Petersburg is participating in South Asia’s Travel and Tourism Exchange (SATTE) which is being held at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR from February 9 to 11, 2023. The northern capital of Russia has not only for the first time participated as an exhibitor but also presented the destination to further create more awareness around the potential of St Petersburg as a tourist destination for India market.
The committee for tourism development of Saint Petersburg and Saint Petersburg Convention Bureau organised the stand at SATTE. The booth of St. Petersburg has demonstrated impressive views of the city. The use of audiovisual and 3-D effects will help to show change of day and night, as well as the change of seasons in the city. An unusual addition to the exposition will be an art object in the form of a Ferris wheel, with the sights of St. Petersburg depicted instead of cabins.
On the first day of the exhibition, guests enjoyed a media event. Julia Kuzenskaya, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for tourism development of Saint Petersburg, and Sergey Azarenkov, General Director of the St. Petersburg Convention Bureau, made a welcoming speech from 5 pm to 7 pm.
During the event, Russian and foreign experts spoke about travel opportunities in Russia, tour operators for the hosting of foreign guests in St. Petersburg, as well as the Russian hotel booking system. The speakers presented St. Petersburg’s unique tourist opportunities for Indian travellers. Submit Dahiya told the visitors about Tripholiday Tours and Travels, an Indian company for planning tours. Nika Strizhak, an Ambassador of St. Petersburg, reviewed the tourist potential of the Northern capital of Russia. From the India side, Zoya Chaudhary, Director of Salvia Promoters, the official partner of Saint Petersburg in India would elaborate on the growing potential of St. Petersburg as a unique tourist destination for India market.
“Olympic Orchestra”, a St. Petersburg string quartet, further helped to create a special atmosphere at the media event.
This session helped the audience learn more about the international partnership between India and Russia and discover St. Petersburg at a special media event as part of South Asia’s Travel and Tourism Exchange.