Yamal is participating in the international tourism forum in Naryan-Mar
16:13 1 апреля 2016
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The international forum “The Accessible Arctic” is taking place in Naryan-Mar. Rosturizm (The federal Agency for tourism) and the administration of Nenets Autonomous Okrug are its organizers. Yamal within the forum is being represented by the deputy director of the department of youth policy and tourism Yevgeniy Stryzhak.
Development of tourism potential of the Polar Regions is the main theme. The talk is about new forms of intergovernmental cooperation at development of tourism products in the region, construction and modernization of tourism infrastructure, advancement of new directions of arctic tourism. The participants are discussing issues of creation of favorable investment climate and development of governmental-private partnership at tourism development of the Arctic.
They are speaking about ecologically safe kinds of tourism in the Arctic and involving of indigenous peoples of the North to tourism activity. Besides, they are discussing fulfillment of the federal targeted program on development of inbound and domestic tourism by subjects of Russia and prospects of its use in arctic regions.
According to the information given to a correspondent of IA “Sever-Press” by the chief of the sector of information, public relations and interaction with mass media, the department of youth policy and tourism of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Lyudmila Zyablova, the participants of the forum are learning about unique culture of northern peoples of Russia on the holiday “Syamenkhat Mereta” (The fastest one). The program includes competitions in national kinds of sport among reindeer herders, the contest of national clothes and the race of reindeer teams.