Smolensk demonstrated its potential in various areas of tourism at the opening of a large international exhibitions “Intourmarket-2018” and MITT, which annually gathers in the capital representatives of tourism industry from different countries and regions of Russia. At the stand of the Smolensk region were designated “main features” of resort resources: presentation of theatrical excursions, Vyazma gingerbread, city Vyazma itself, city Gagarin, Smolensk State Museum-reserve and the Museum “Tower Gromovaya”, as well as the national Park “Smolensk Poozerie”.
To attract potential guests of the city, there worked photozones, were held gastronomic tastings and various interactives. So, in VR-glasses everyone had the opportunity to see a fragment of the Border battle with their own eyes. Representatives of the region participated actively in the business program of vernissage: this year they discussed such topics as children's tourism, digital-technologies and promotion of new products, trends of the new tourist season, development of tourist information centers and domestic tourism. It is worth noting that the international exhibitions “Intourmarket-2018” and MITT are the most prestigious in this field. Here, employees of the industry can get fresh ideas, establish new business contacts and find partners to work in the upcoming season.