Makhachkala, December 25, 2014. The "Dagestan" tourist information centre is the finalist for the nation-wide tourism award "Route of the Year" held November 15-16 in Voronezh, a source in the center told RIA Dagestan.
The 2014 contest assembled 263 projects from 63 regions of the country, and only 134 projects representing 71 places from 42 regions qualified for the final.
The "Dagestan" centre earned finals in two categories: "Best cultural and educational tourist route" for the project named "Dagestan as part of Russia’s cultural heritage" and "Best tourist information centre of Russia."
Dagestani finalist is a republican head’s priority project started in January 2014. In a year, the centre has done a great job in developing and promoting domestic tourism. They have designed 13 routes that are very popular, especially among the young.
The national tourism award "Route of the Year" was established as an economic award given to winners of an open nationwide project competition for achievements in designing and developing tourist routes.
"Dagestan" tourist information centre qualifies for final of nation-wide prize25 December 2014 13:08 Posted in: BUSINESS Source : RIA " Dagestan"