The forum was organized by the National Tourist Union and the Union of Volunteers of Russia. One of the most important themes of working meeting was a discussion of social participation in the development of tourism attractiveness of the regions of the Russian Federation.
During the first day of the event, it was held the presentation of the National Tourist Union, where Roman Skory - President of the NTU and his colleagues, spoke about the main directions of the organization, highlighted the tendency of development and problems of the sphere of tourism of our country and demonstrated to volunteers perspective directions of joint activity. The presentation ended with a lively discussion on issues related to the development of domestic tourism in various regions of the Russian Federation. The National Tourist Union and the Union of Volunteers have the opportunity to develop cooperation in several areas. Thus, the development of voluntary local regional initiatives, monitoring the quality of tourist services, joint analysis of the logistics infrastructure of the regions, information support of the All-Russian educational project “ABC of Memory” and many other projects, can become key points of potential interaction of organizations.
During the business program of the second day of the Forum, the President of National Tourist Union gave an interview to TV-channel Russia 1. Roman Skory told journalists about the problems and perspectives of the Russian tourism, the importance of involving regions in the development of the tourism industry, as well as the role of the voluntary movement in the development of tourism. At the Forum venue was held the meeting of the Board of guardians of the All-Russian public organization “Union of volunteers of Russia”, where were discussed the directions of volunteers' work in the format of the “Volunteer Year”, perspectives of the development of tourism industry of our country, as well as the format of involving volunteers in the work of the regions for the purpose of tourism development. Program of the joint meeting of the National Tourist Union and the Union of Volunteers of Russia was completed by the elections of Roman Skory as co-chairman of the coordination council. As a result of the event, it was signed an agreement on mutual cooperation between the National Tourist Union and the Union of Volunteers of Russia. The document will be the starting point in the formation of a new tourist destination in the voluntary movement by forming the quality control of services in the field of tourism and the implementation of projects aimed at the development of tourism attractiveness of the regions.