As part of the work of Methodical Council of the State Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan on Tourism on assisting in personnel training in the tourism industry, the Association of hotels of Kazan and the Republic of Tatarstan hold meetings of teachers of educational institutions with representatives of the leading hotels of Kazan (on a separate schedule).
On February 13, teachers visited the Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin hotel, where a workshop "One day in the life of an international hotel chain. Successful adaptation of new employees" was held. Natalia Osipova, Director General of the Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin told about and showed the work of the hotel of international level, and the HR Manager of the hotel told how the admission of new employees to the team is held.
Such meetings will be held on a regular basis and on February 14 will be a visit to the Raymond hotel. The Hotel Manager will conduct a tour, tell about the work of the hotel and methods of attracting guests.
On February 12-15, 2019 the Republic of Tatarstan takes part in “Tehran International Tourism Expo” international tourism exhibition.
The Republic of Tatarstan is represented at the exhibition by “Visit Tatarstan” individual stand. During the work Sergei Ivanov, the Chairman of the State Committee on Tourism, holds talks with Iranian tour operators working on the Russian direction.
Particular attention is paid to the promotion of direct flights Tehran-Kazan (airline “ATA Airlines”) opened in September 2018.
“ATA Airlines” Iranian airline is a subsidiary of "Daric" investment group (Iran).
Direct flights are operated once a week on Thursdays, the cost of a round trip is from $ 200 (15,000 rubles), travel time – 3 hours 20 minutes.
“Tehran International Tourism Expo” international tourism exhibition in Tehran is considered to be one of the largest events in the country aimed at the development of the tourism industry, and is actively supported by the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Every year the exhibition is attended by about 500 exhibitors from more than 20 countries, the event is attended by more than 200 thousand people.
Today, Kazan National Research Technological University with the assistance of the State Committee on Tourism hosted the II All-Russian Service, Tourism and Hotel Activity Olympiad among schoolchildren of 7-11 grades, students of secondary and higher educational institutions.
At the opening of the Olympiad Anastasia Sofina, Head of the Tourism Industry Development Department of the State Committee, made a welcoming speech.
The Olympiad was held on-site and virtually at two sites of educational institutions: for schoolchildren - in Kazan City Center of Gifted Children, for students - in Kazan National Research Technological University.
Representatives of 76 subjects of the Russian Federation took part in the Olympiad. In 2019, more than 3,000 schoolchildren and students from 132 Higher Educational Institutions, 81 Secondary Specialized Educational Institutions and 216 Secondary Schools took part in the Olympiad.
The providers of the All-Russian Olympiad are also: “Kazan National Research Technological University” Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education, the State Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan on Tourism, Tatarstan Regional Branch of the Russian Geographical Society and Kazan City Center of Gifted Children.
Tvil.ru accommodation booking service on January 30, the day of Father Frost and the Snow Maiden has interviewed tourists on social networks and found out the most popular fairy-tale characters.
Father Frost and the Snow Maiden from Tatarstan have won the third place (4%).
According to the survey of Tvil.ru 88% of the respondents have voted for Father Frost from Velikii Ustiug and the Snow Maiden.
The Russian Father Frost and the Snow Maiden are recognized as the most beloved characters.
Also respondents mentioned Talvi Ukko and Lumikka from the Republic of Kareliia and Hel Muchi and Iur Pike from the Chuvash Republic – 2.5% for each.