Minister Liliam Kechichián, Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Uruguay said, “Since we have atemperate climate, Uruguay is a country that can be visited throughout the year and tourists canenjoy different tourist options including, rural tourism, wine tourism, thermal baths, and whale watching. After the suppression of visas between Uruguay and Russia there have been positive results, from September 2011 to September 2012 the number of Russian visitors has increased by 36%. Our objective is to double the number of tourists from Russia in the next two years. By exhibiting we aim to increase the awareness of our country brand (Uruguay Natural) in the Russian
Maria Badakh, Head of Sales, ITE Group plc commented, “We are delighted to welcome another Latin America country to the 20th edition of MITT. For Uruguay, MITT will be an excellent opportunity to meet the Russian outbound tourism industry, and promote their destination to Russian tourists. We wish them a successful and productive exhibition.”
In 2012, MITT welcomed new participants from Jamaica, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Singapore Airport, the Peloponnese region, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Brescia Tourism, Palau and Guam. For many countries, MITT is a platform to explore the Russian outbound travel market and to grow the number of useful contacts in that region. The exhibition takes place on 20-23 March 2013, Expocentre, Moscow.
For more information on MITT, please visit the website: www.mitt.ru
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ITE Group Plc, a leading organiser of international exhibitions and conferences in fast-developing and emerging markets. The Group comprises 27 offices worldwide and organises over 200 events every year in 15 countries. For more about ITE, please see the website: www.ite-exhibitions.com.
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Exhibition space: 56,688 sqm (gross) 8 exhibition halls
Exhibitors: 3,000 companies from 197 countries & regions
The first three days of the exhibition, 20, 21 and 22 March, are exclusively for professionals of the
For more information please visit the website: www.mitt.ru.
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