Summarizing results of the online discussion on tourism and politics

15 September 2020

On September 11, the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund hosted online discussion “Tourism and Politics: Impact of COVID-19” with the participation of experts from Russia, Georgia, Uzbekistan, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Spain.

The following speakers took part in the discussion: Leonid Gelibterman, President, International Center of Wine and Gastronomy; Maria Badmatzyrenova, Minister of Tourism of the Republic of Buryatia; Georgy Dartzimelia, President of the Association of Certified Guides of Georgia “Sakartvelo”; Bozidar Knezevic, Manager for Inbound Tourism, Serbia; Natalia Musina, Co-Founder of Caravan Group, restaurateur and art expert, Uzbekistan; Alla Peresolova, Specialist for Sustainable Tourism Development and former Head of the UNWTO Silk Road Programme, Spain; and Katja Zhekova, Tourism Attaché, Embassy of Bulgaria in Russia.

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