March 21, 2023: Taganrog participated in the 29th international travel fair MITT. It was held at the exhibition and trade center Crocus Expo (Krasnogorsk, Moscow Oblast).
MITT in Moscow is one of the largest trade shows for travel and tourism in Russia, ranking among five largest travel and tourism trade shows in the world. This year it got together over 700 exhibitors from 57 regions of Russian Federation and 20 foreign countries. 14,830 people visited MITT 2023.
Taganrog's immense tourist potential was introduced in the framework of Rostov Oblast's pavilion, contributed by Taganrog Local Government and the city's tourist centers. The volunteers involved in showing around the regional booth presented a special immersive program on the culture and history of Rostov Oblast. A special emphasis was made on the founder of Taganrog Peter the Great
, Taganrog-born playwright and short-story writer Anton Chekhov
, and Matvei Platov who was a general of the Don Cossacks in the Napoleonic wars. Video presentations on the tourist attractions of Rostov Oblast were also available.
As always, MITT proved itself to be an excellent opportunity to share experience and make new business contacts.