Final of the All-Russian Tourism Award "Route of the Year-2018" to take place in Ulyanovsk

More than 100 projects from 33 regions of the country will be presented during the event. The presentations will take place on 1 November, and the winner award ceremony is scheduled for 2 November.


Participants of the competition will compete in various nominations such as "Best Route to the  Existing Production", "Best Tour to an Event", "Best Interregional Route", "Best Mobile Application for Tourists", "Best Route for Children", "Best Tourist Guide" (printed edition), "Best Idea of a Route", "Best Military and Historical Route", "Best River Cruise", "Best Ethnographic Route", "Best Gastronomic Route", "Best Route for a Holiday", "Best Adventure Route", "Best Cultural and Educational Route", "Best Sports Route", "Best Bicycle Route", and "Best Urban Route".

In addition, there will be a prize from the award's supervisory board for the special nomination called "For the Personal Contribution to Development and Promotion of Tourist Routes".

The Agency for Tourism of the Ulyanovsk region and the Fund for Public Relations Development "Region PR" act as organizers of the All-Russian Tourism Award "Route of the Year". According to them, Route of the Year allows professionals of the tourism market to meet up at a single venue and to present their projects, to see works of their colleagues from all around Russia, to learn more about the existing joint projects and to create new ones. The award is an effective tool to identify and promote the most successful projects in the field of tourism routes.

“Last year the Ulyanovsk region has won three grand prix, the first place for the route "Ulyanovsk. The Red Route", one second place and a special prize. Such appreciation of the region's tourism industry is a powerful incentive to improve the quality of services and to advance both products and tourism destinations. We are glad to welcome the best representatives of the tourism industry during the national final of the competition,” - commented Yulia Skoromolova, Director of the Agency for Tourism of the Ulyanovsk region.

The opening ceremony of the final of the Route of the Year-2018 Award and the public presentations of contestants' projects will take place in Imperial Club Deluxe on 1 November. A round table discussion "Current issues in formation and promotion of interregional tourist routes" and the winner award ceremony will be held at the Royal Music Hall restaurant on 2 November.

We invite members of the media to attend the event.

To confirm your participation and to find out more about the event, please call (8422) 24-18-04, OGKU "Agency for Tourism of the Ulyanovsk Region".