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OTDYKH Leisure Fair in Moscow to Celebrate 25th Year

Exhibitors are invited to submit their interest before March 1 to take advantage of early bird offers!

September 10-12 will see the return of the successful OTDYKH Leisure International Russian Travel Market at the Expocentre Fairgrounds in Moscow.

OTDYKH- LeisureIn its 25th year, OTDYKH Leisure is expected to welcome 900 exhibitors from 80 countries and Russian regions. According to the exhibition’s organizer EUROEXPO, these figures are growing yearly and the 2019 event is set to be the best yet with a number of new countries and regions joining.

Official statistics released by the Border Service reveal that tourism between Europe and Russia increased during 2018 and figures are set to grow throughout the upcoming year based upon expert predictions. Figures were in excess of 1 million outbound and inbound tourists from both regions recorded last year.

According to EUROEXPO, professionals that attend OTDYKH have the opportunity to reach a potential 20 million outbound Russian travellers each year.

“We are expecting more exhibitors from the long haul and exotic destinations such as Cuba, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, China, Thailand, Egypt, Tunisia, India etc. in 2019,” Anna Huber, OTDYKH International project director, said.

“This year we plan stronger cooperation with ATOR (Association of Tour Operators of Russia), with its cooperation we will organise a serious of roundtable meetings between Russian large tour operators and international authorities,” she added.

Spanning across 15,000 m2, OTDYKH Leisure 2019 is set to open opportunities to all within the tourism industry as to gain access to invaluable networking events, 180 speakers of 30 business events, unique seminars, hands on industry specific workshops, presentations from countries across the globe and many conferences. There is also a great opportunity for media coverage for exhibitors with almost 300 media professionals in attendance at the event and over 80 media partners working closely with the event this coming year.

Moreover, according to EUROEXPO, the OTDYKH Business Program 2018 enabled major tourism development in Russia. “The conferences ware a fantastic success and the outcome resulted in a draft resolution for the Russian tourism industry including the signing of 15 governmental agreements. OTDYKH Leisure is a forum for signing intergovernmental and partnership agreements annually as to promote and benefit the Russian tourism industry.”

Exhibitors are invited to submit their interest before March 1 as to take advantage of early bird offers for the fair and related events.

For further information, contact Anna Huber at or call the international office at +43 1 230 85 35.


GTP Headlines is a communication sponsor of the OTDYKH Leisure 2019 expo.

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