On September 9-13, 2019 twenty-third session of the UNWTO General Assembly took place in Saint Petersburg. This important global meeting of senior tourism officials and high-level representatives of the year was organized for the first time in Russia. The General Assembly is the supreme organ of UNWTO, its ordinary sessions are held every two years and are attended by delegates from UNWTO members, as well as by representatives from UNWTO affiliate members.
TOHOLOGY visited main events of the 23rd session of the UNWTO General Assembly at the ExpoForum Convention & Exhibition Centre and Tauride Palace in Saint Petersburg and shares its photography overview (photos are available in slider below).
Photo gallery of the 23rd session of the UNWTO General Assembly at the ExpoForum Convention & Exhibition Centre and Tauride Palace
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High level forum at the Tauride Palace, official opening of the twenty-third session of the UNWTO General Assembly at the ExpoForum Convention & Exhibition Centre, plenary sessions with Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization Zurab Pololikashvili, ministerial debates, Saint Petersburg Travel Hub – exhibition and business programme.
Photography: Andrey Ivanov / TOHOLOGY Production
International MICE Geography Show Russia 2018 was held in Moscow on October 25-26. The event started off with the MICE workshop at The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow. The educational conference of the second day was hosted by Soglasie HALL, and closing ceremony took place in Loft Hall #2. TOHOLOGY visited IMGS and prepared video coverage of both days.
Representatives of the mixed-use complex Lakhta Centre in St. Petersburg, the construction of which is in progress, announced the launch of online broadcast from the height of 360 metres. Online camera is located at the level of Lakhta Centre tower’s future observation deck.
Radisson Hotel Group has scheduled to open the addition of six new hotels to its African portfolio, bringing the total to almost 100 hotels across 32 African markets. Building on the recent news of its reinforced African development team structure, the announcement of the six new hotels further demonstrates the Group’s commitment to the continent.
ICCA, the International Congress and Convention Association, has announced the January 2020 launch of its “ICCA Association Community”. Offering education, connections, tools and resources to assist and support international associations in organising more effective meetings, the new platform will officially welcome association executives into ICCA’s global association meeting community as affiliates.