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The 1st International forum “Marine Tourism of Vladivostok Free Port: development and promotion


Location: The Academic Council Hall, President’s Office

Date: 03.12.2015

Time: 10:00


  • Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service
  • Noncommercial Partnership “Primorsky regional alliance of tour operators”
  • “Touristic informational center of Primorsky region”


  • Department of tourism of Primorsky region
  • Regional Public Expert Tourism Council

The aim of the Forum is to improve the development of marine tourism, such as ferry, cruise, recreational, yachting, boating tourism.

Objectives of the Forum:

-     evaluation and development of modern regulatory environment in the field of marine tourism in Russia;

-     discussion of the necessary conditions and prospects of enhancing competitiveness and investment attractiveness of the cruise and yacht tourism;

-     Establishing and improving partnership in the field of marine tourism.

The event is a way for communication between the representatives of inner and outer business, government and groups of society, which arranges the conditions for development of marine tourism by improving the state policy in this field.


Registration fee: not required

Main issues for discussion:

  • prospects for the development of marine tourism in the Far East of Russia;
  • state policy in the field of development of cruise and yacht tourism;
  • prospects for the development of cross-border and inter-regional cooperation in the field of marine tourism;
  • development of port and berthing infrastructure of marine tourism;
  • the ways of investment attraction in marine tourism;
  • Methods of promoting the cruise and yacht tourism.

Nowadays, the government pays big attention on the development of domestic and inbound tourism. Making an attractive tourism product with a variety of high-quality additional services is an important task for Russian tourist market development. According to it, the event will be aimed on the discussion of the development of domestic and inbound tourism in Russian Federation in the modern conditions and the ways to increase the attractiveness of the Russian Far East for cruise travelers. Also there will be discussed the cooperation between organizations in the field of culture with the cruise tour operators and shipping companies.

After the Forum will be prepared the resolution with suggestions and recommendations which will be sent to relevant committees of the upper and lower chambers of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, and the Russian government to improve the legal regulation in the field of marine tourism.

To participate in the Forum are invited representatives of coordination agencies in the field of marine tourism at the federal, regional and local levels, tour operators of sea cruises, travel companies, ship owners, shipping companies, cruise agents, yacht clubs, sea passenger ports, design institutes, dredging companies, consulting and marketing agencies, noncommercial, scientific and educational organizations.

This forum should become a significant event in the life Primorsky Region and the whole Far East of Russian Federation and influence on the increase of inbound and domestic tourist traffic.