The project took place in two stages:Training block
on Profi.Travel portal for representatives of Irkutsk region hospitality industry, presenting how to work with tourists from India. On July, 20, a series of "India Friendly" webinars took place, which introduced to travel companies of Irkutsk region the specifics of receiving Indian tourists. The specialists from Russian Information Center, Russian-Indian Information Center and other experts of the destination spoke about national and cultural features, requirements for cuisine, catering and accommodation, communication and behavior specifics of guests from India, which must be taken into account when receiving them.
International online fair Russia Expo Day Baikal
for Indian travel agents took place on
July, 30. The goal of this online exhibition was to introduce summer and winter tourism products of Irkutsk region and leisure options on Lake Baikal to a foreign B2B-audience, as well as to present opportunities for individual and group tourism in the region.