In our century of globalization, when the boundaries are vanishing not only between the cities but also between whole countries, nobody is surprised at the phrase «I am having talks in St. Petersburg».
Today it is as natural as to conduct talks at your own office. Not only natural, but sometimes even more convenient and comfortable.
You can learn about how better to organize a trip and hold business meeting in the town on the Neva, by participating in the conference on business travel «Industry of Business Meetings 2020: Vision of the Future».
The conference is annual and it is held within the exhibition of business travel and corporate events Mibexpo Russia. Tatiana Gavrilova, Executive Director of North Western Department of Russian Travel Industry Union (RST) will make a report.
For information: By 2020 WTTC (World Travel and Tourism Council) predicts the increase of business trips in the whole world up to $1,589 bln, which means the annual increase at 4,3%. By the evaluation of the international experts, the total amount of the Russian market, including business trips and the meeting industry (MICE), shall make up $13 mlrd.
Year after year, the quantity of agencies that want to deal with business travel is continuing to increase. To new agencies tour operators, companies that specialize in hotels reservation are joining.
Today according to the evaluation of professionals of Business Tourism Association, the market of
professional business agencies of the full cycle in Russia counts 60–70 companies.03.08.2011