October 2020

The grand ceremony of the WHERETOEAT TATARSTAN 2020 award was held on October 28th at the Kazan Palace by Tasigo hotel and brought together the entire color of the republic's restaurant community.

The highest line of the republican rating, as in 2019, was taken by the “Bachelor's Shelter” by restaurateur Sergey Tulisov.

The second place is again at the “Pir” restaurant, the third ‒ at “Marusovka”.

In some nominations, a year later, the laureates have changed completely. The main panel of experts named Rustam Rakhimov, the chief of “Marusovka”, Chef of the Year.

Alexey Golev from “Enoteca S” became the Sommelier of the Year. “Chirem” was recognized as the best restaurant of Tatar cuisine this year, and the traditional Special Media Prize went to the bistro “Artel” (chef ‒ Bulat Ibragimov).

In the new nomination ‒ “Best Bar” ‒ the well-deserved trophy was awarded to the ReLab team, headed by Artur Galaychuk.

The most innovative project of the year (special nomination from the Technoflot company) was recognized the “Artel” restaurant.

October 2020

Charter flights to Tatarstan are planned to be launched in the new summer season in 2021. This was announced by the head of “Rostourism” Zarina Doguzova at an online press conference at Interfax.

“For the summer season, we are working with the TUI tour operator on new charter directions to Tatarstan. This is a wonderful region with an excellent comfortable urban environment,” said the speaker.

October 2020

A seminar on the development of industrial tourism in Tatarstan was held today in the city of Naberezhnye Chelny.

Participants of the event are travel companies and industrial enterprises of the republic interested in the development of industrial tourism. During the seminar, the methodology for the development of industrial tourism for Russian regions, developed by ASI, was presented, the best practices for the implementation of industrial tourism in Russia were shown, and recommendations were given for the development of this area.

October 2020

The corresponding order was signed by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin.

“The list includes 29 border checkpoints. In particular, these are international airports in Belgorod, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Samara and St. Petersburg,” the Cabinet of Ministers said on its website.

October 2020

The competition is held in the following categories:

 1) The best drawing on the topic: “What I would like to visit in the Republic of Tatarstan”.

 2) The best culture-related rout.

 3) The best excursion tour by types of tourism by sections:

a rout of rural tourism

a rout of ethno-tourism

a rout of active tourism and leisure

a rout of gastronomic tourism.


4) The best project in the area of tourism.


5) The best video-excursion.

Information about the competition

October 2020

About 20 thousand spectators has visited the Festival of Medieval Battle "The Great Bolgar” for the time of its holding, the organizers report.

The event took place the last week-end, 26-27 September, in the Bulgarian State Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve. This year the organizers have made entry to the festival free of charge. The festival involved thematic areas arranged by the organizers, including a tiltyard, a trade fair of medieval crafts and artisanal handicraft, a space for master classes, a gastronomic area, an area for concert and medieval dances, performance of folk music groups and a “historical camp”.

September 2020

Over two days the guests of the region will visit oil facilities: the Training Center for Tatneft, where they will see the whole process of oil extraction and treatment at the Plant of Complete Cycle Processes. On the second day, they can visit Oil Museum Park in Leninogorsk district and see the running beam-pumped well of the Romashkinskoye field and the monument for discoverers of oil in Tartary.

In your spare time you may choose an activity of your preference: stay at Shugurovo and go through quest “How to get out of the deserted mine gallery” or go to Almetyevsk for excursion around the hosiery factory Alsu. Ethnography lovers may visit a ceremonial fest “Chuvash wedding”. Families with children will be happy to go to ostrich farm in the village of Kulsharipovo.

You can find all details on booking at

September 2020

On 29 September, three-day course “Three Pillars of the Catering Trade” is to start in Kazan with support from the Tourism State Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Association of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Kazan and the Republic of Tatarstan.

Training will be held in the Center of Modern Culture “Smena” by three main modules: management, marketing and staff management.

If you have any questions on participation, feel free to contact us at 8 - 917-883-67-31 or 8 - 987-297-71-77


September 2020

Dear collegueslleagues!

On behalf of the Tourism State Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan and on my own behalf, I congratulate the residents and the guests of our Republic, the representatives of the tourism industry, the professors and students of the specialized institutes of higher education with the World Tourism Day!

This year we celebrate our professional holiday in the difficult for the whole industry time. However, I want to wish that even this period of hardship would become the time of new discoveries and opportunities.

Now Russian residents choose the journey to Tatarstan as an alternative to the trips to European countries, and those who have already been to us, come again and advise their friends to visit our Republic.

All this has been made possible thanks to the real professionals — the workers of the tourism industry of the Republic, who are ready to provide for our guests with comfortable and safe leisure. With all my heart I want to say thank you for your labor! I’m sure that together we will overcome all challenges.

 The tourism industry of Tatarstan many times proved that it is capable to find resources even in the most difficult time. For instance, this year in spite of pandemic, we managed to launch weekly weekend trips “1001 delights over the week-end” in the Republic. The trips allow to visit eight routs, including Bolgar, Yelabuga, Kama Ustye, Rybnaya Sloboda, Chistopol, Mamadysh, Bogatye Saby and Kukmor. This anti-crisis program has been created to make individual trips of locals around Tatarstan popular, however, could attract attention of guests from other regions.

I wish business achievements and unquenchable energy for new horizons to all workers of the tourism industry, and rich emotions and unforgettable experience for tourists. Let your love for travel will never fade away. See you in Tatarstan!

The ceremony of tourism workers awarding took place in the State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan

Today, the high-profile ceremony for the awarding of tourism industry workers of the Republic of Tatarstan, confined to the World Tourism Day took place in the State Museum of Fine Arts of the Republic of Tatarstan.

The State Committee for Tourism honored those who connected his or her professional life with tourism and works for the development and prosperity of the Republic of Tatarstan. The ceremony commenced with the welcome speech of the Chairman of the Tourism State Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan Mr. Sergey Ivanov.

“This year has become a serious challenge for the tourism industry, but at the same time, we see that people went to travel to those places and regions, which were left unattended earlier. I consider that the tourism industry of the Republic has coped with the difficult challenge with flying colors. You have proved once again that the workers of the tourism industry of the Republic are ready to provide for our guests with comfortable and safe leisure under any conditions. With all my heart I want to say thank you for your labor!

September 2020

A tour around the Arsky District of Tatarstan supplemented the “1001 delights over the week-end” project.

The tour program includes an excursion to the Gabdulla Tukay Literary Museum and Memorial Complex and a walk around the interactive park of old and new Tartarian fairy tales “The Forest of Miracles”.


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