Head of the Department of national policy, inter-regional relations and tourism of the City of Moscow
Dear Colleagues, Participants of the 17th European Guides Meeting and Annual General Meeting of the European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations! On behalf of the Mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobianin, I cordially invite you to Moscow, the Capital of the Russian Federation for the Convention of the tourist guides in November,17-22.
Moscow is a rapidly developing Tourist Center of the country, friendly and hospitable to all visitors. It's historic and cultural heritage, art and architecture, theatres and concert halls, world famous museums and collections attract people of all ages, nationalities, religious backgrounds.
This is a very special year, the year of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the World War 2, that had proved: if all peoples unite, we will live in a better world. Tourist Guides are a great force, which can bring people together. We hope, that the Program of 17th annual Guides Meeting, the exchange of knowledge, best practices, shared with colleagues in Moscow, will make us all feel safer and happier. We will show you the best of Moscow, its soul and heart, its people!
Welcome to Moscow!
Head of the Department of National policy, Inter-regional relations and Tourism of the City of Mоscow
President of the
Alexander Osipov & Carlos Ortega FEG Chairman
It is a great pleasure and honor for us to meet you in Moscow! We shall try to present you the Russian capital (and St-Petersburg for those who join us on the pre-tour) as a gift of what we have of most precious and dear. We want to make you smile all the time you are in Russia as we do with Carlos on the photo in a famous Moscow restaurant. We all tourist guides must teach people not only culture and history but heartiness, understanding and fun. Welcome to Moscow!
President of the Russian Guides Association