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"Day of the Traveler" takes place in Primorye
On October 25, the festival “Traveler's Day” started in Primorye, the press service of the regional government reported.
Several thematic sections work at the festival. The Street of National Cuisines gives the residents and guests of Primorye an opportunity to get acquainted with culinary traditions and taste national dishes of Ukraine, Tajikistan, Tatarstan and Vietnam.
The section dedicated to national souvenirs of different countries tells how souvenirs are made. They can be purchased. Also for the guests there is a defile in national clothes.
A separate section tells about the tourist potential of Primorye. It presents the most attractive sights of the region, and experts tell about the amazing coastal nature.
According to Alexei Starichkov, Director of the Department of International Cooperation and Tourism Development of Primorsky Krai, the main goal of the festival is to attract the attention of residents and guests of Primorsky Krai to the tourist attractions of the region.
“Primorye is unlike any other corner of the planet. We want to know about the unique nature of our region, so that as many tourists as possible come to Primorye, and the residents of Primorye travel more around their region, "said Alexey Starichkov.
As part of the festival, the winners of the photo contest dedicated to the Traveler's Day will be awarded today. The exhibition of the best works opened on October 24 at the future Hermitage-Vladivostok center and will run until October 27.
"Traveler's Day" this year is timed to celebrate the 76th anniversary of the Primorsky Territory. The organizer of the festival is the Department of International Cooperation and Tourism Development.
The development of tourism in the region is a task set by the Governor of the Territory Vladimir Miklushevsky. In the coming years, the number of tourists visiting the region is expected to grow to 10-12 million a year.