Ulyanovsk region announced leaders of the tourism industry

The region summed up results of the regional tender. The awards ceremony was held on 27 September, which is the World Tourism Day.

 The competition is held to develop incoming and domestic tourism in the Ulyanovsk region, to promote services provided to tourists, to increase efficiency and quality of services for guests of the region, to stimulate participants' competitiveness in the tourist market. Preliminaries lasted from 1 July to 20 September and helped to determine finalists of the tender, who competed in professionalism while performing different tasks. Memorable prizes and diplomas were awarded to the best travel agencies, hotels, restaurants, museums and public organizations.

 "The competition showed that representatives of tourism industry are really interested in this type of events. We received more than 50 applications, and it was rather difficult to choose the winner, but we are sure that we made the right choice", - commented Yulia Skoromolova, the Head of the Ulyanovsk region Agency for Tourismon.

 "The same as in many other Russian regions, the Governor controls development of tourism in the Ulyanovsk region. We have prepared a strategy of the industry development. Both business and the government do their best to increase popularity of the region. In addition, as far as mentions in federal media and various ratings and increase of the region's appeal for tourists are concerned, the Ulyanovsk region shows good indicators", - said Vadim Prasov, the Vice-President of  the Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of the Russian Federation.