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
26th Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition was organized on 12-14 March, 2019 at Expocentre. TOHOLOGY visited Mitt-2019 and prepared a photo coverage of the exhibition and events of business programme.
Annual congress of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), industry’s largest global meeting of the year, was held on 31 October – 3 November 2018 in St. Petersburg. Over 450 event professionals representing UFI members met at the ExpoForum centre to review UFI’s work throughout 2018 and confirm plans for the year ahead.
In the autumn, St. Petersburg was visited by Swiss tennis player Stanislas Wawrinka. Here is an interview that Swiss school students took part in with the tennis celebrity and later illustrated with photographs from Stanislas’ performances at the St. Petersburg Open.
On January 17, 2013 thousands of chefs and lovers of Italian food from all over the world celebrated the International Day of Italian Cuisine (IDIC) for the sixth year in a row. The IDIC 2013 official dish was tiramisu, very popular Dolce Italiano in the world.