St. Petersburg holds roadshows in New Delhi and Mumbai to maintain and renew ties with the Indian tourism industry. The destination is now open to Indian tourists with direct flights to Russia and payment mechanisms. It has now plans to open direct flights to St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg held a two-city roadshow in Mumbai and New Delhi titled ‘Welcome to St. Petersburg!’, which was attended by a delegation from St. Petersburg. The delegation included representatives of leading tour operators of the city, hotels, as well as the tourist infrastructure of the city. The participants presented the possibilities of the multifaceted St. Petersburg for receiving Indian tourists.
The aim of these roadshows was to maintain and renew ties with the tourism industry in Delhi and Mumbai. St. Petersburg is now open to Indian tourists, and there are direct flights to Russia and payment mechanisms. It also plans to open direct flights to St. Petersburg.
In addition to tour operators from St. Petersburg, representatives of the Embassy and Consular department of the Russian Federation in India were also present. The cycle of events of the Committee for Tourism Development of St. Petersburg in September-November this year includes the promotion of the city as a tourist destination in the markets of India, Vietnam, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
The roadshow in India were organised by the Committee for Tourism Development of Saint Petersburg and the St. Petersburg state budgetary institution City Tourist Information Bureau.