On November 28, 2019 during the festival Winter begins in Yakutia, in the Government House No. 2 (Assembly Hall) at 17:15, the Northern Forum will host a round table in the form of a video conference on the topic “Prospects for the development of Arctic tourism”, with the participation of international and Russian experts on tourism in extreme climatic conditions. The aim of the round table is to develop cooperation and exchange of experience between the member regions of the Northern Forum on the problems of the development of Arctic tourism.
The round table will bring together heads of regional departments responsible for tourism development, and experts from the Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Magadan Oblast, Akureyri (Iceland), Lapland (Finland), Norway and Moscow. The representatives of the tourist community of Yakutia will take part in the round table as well.
Following the results of this event, the Northern Forum plans to create a separate project for the development of Arctic tourism, which would set itself the task of promoting the image of the member regions of the international organization for the development of this industry both at the Russian and international levels.
The Northern Forum invites residents and guests of Yakutsk to take part in this event!