Stuff of City Tourism Information Bureau which is subordinated to the Committee of Tourism Development in St. Petersburg, presented the city at an exhibition, which took place in Kazan from April 12 to April 13.
“KITS 2013" - one of the most important events of the tourist branch of the Volga region. Over the last 17 years, the event provides an excellent opportunity for participants to present their tourism product to interested members of the tourism and sports community.
This year within an exhibition the International scientific and practical conference "TOUR-Factor 2013 " was held, as well as seminars and workshops on current topics in the field of hospitality and tourism industry by the leading tour operators of Russia and the presentation of sports facilities of Tatarstan. Representatives of the branch ministries and departments, heads of professional associations and agencies, professionals of tourism and sports industries took part in business actions.
"Kazan International Exhibition of Tourism and Sports"traditionally causes huge interest among residents and visitors of the Republic of Tatarstan. Annual event attracts more than 2,000 people from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Eekaterinburg, Saratov, Tolyatti, Ulyanovsk, Chelyabinsk, Republic of Tatarstan, the Republic of Mari El, Chuvashia and Udmurtia, Krasnodar Territory. About 48% of visitors are specialists of tourism and sports industries. St. Petersburg at the KITS 2013 exhibition was presented by the separate stand organized with the assistance of the Committee of Tourism Development.
«KITS 2013" was held in the exhibition center "Kazan Fair", where three pavilions with total area of 6700 sq. m., pavilion for receptions and presentations of VIP-class and business center is located. The exhibition was attended by more than 150 companies from the cities of the Russian Federation, as well as representations of the United States, Italy, and Sweden.
Kazan - a city with well-developed infrastructure and a rich cultural and historical heritage. The city received the right to officially be called "third capital of Russia" in 2009. This summer, Kazan will host the XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013.