Minister Angelkova: An agreement with the Altai region on cooperation in tourism is to be signed

10 March 2019

In Russia, the Minister spoke with the Deputy Prime Minister of the Altai region and the Minister of Economic Development Pavel Dityatev


An agreement on tourism cooperation with the Altai region is to be signed. This was stated by the Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova during her conversation with Pavel Dityatev, Deputy Prime Minister of the Altai region Government and Minister of Economic Development, and with Evgeny Vitalievich Deshevich, Head of the Tourism and Resort Development Department.  They met during the work visit of the Bulgarian Minister to Russia during the Intourmarket 2019 international tourist exchange. Negotiations are currently underway and the details of the document are being specified.

Work is also underway to organize a forum aimed at health tourism, Minister Angelkova informed. This is an area where we can very actively partner with the Altai region. Russian tourists most often visit Bulgaria in the summer and mainly at the sea, but our country is also known for cultural, historical and winter tourism. The Minister also said that joint cultural-historical routes could be developed to help increase travel.

Representatives of the Altai region said they were interested in investing in tourism in Bulgaria. They stated that they are familiar with our rich culture and the many historical monuments that are under UNESCO protection.

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