Alexander Radkov: the Year of Russian tourism in China owes its strong results to non-commercial partnership "World without Borders"

On December 27 non-commercial partnership "World Without Borders" and the Moscow office of China Tourist Administration welcomed their guests at a reception devoted to the end of 2012 - the Year of Russian tourism in China - and the beginning of the New Year, which will be the Year of Chinese tourism in Russia.

Executives and employees of the Federal Agency for Tourism, the Ministries of Culture and Foreign Affairs, regional tourism administrations, Hong Kong Tourist Office, journalists and representatives of companies operating in the Russian-Chinese tourism were invited to the reception.

The head of the Federal Agency for Tourism Alexander Radkov congratulated participants and summarized the past year. He warmly thanked all those who had contributed to the preparation and implementation of the Year of Russian tourism in China. In particular, Radkov described the work done by the "World Without Borders" as selfless and made to the conscience, and also noted that the high results for the Year of Tourism were achieved thanks to the Partnership. Federal Agency presented the Chairman of the Board of "World without Borders" Ivan Vvedensky a letter of thanks for his contribution to the work during the Year.

The evening went on in a friendly, informal atmosphere. Hong Kong Tourist Office and Air China presented their programs for Russian tourists, Deputy Executive Director of "World Without Borders" Alexey Lyutkevich showed the guests a short movie about the Beijing-Moscow motor rally which took place in the framework of the Year of Russian tourism and invited everyone in the forthcoming rally of 2013. Representatives of China Tourist Administration office held a holiday lottery with prizes and gifts.