Vologda City is to host "Gates to the North", an inter-regional event, show and exhibition for the tourism industry on April 14-15.

Gates to the North is one of the top travel exhibitions in Russia’s North-West. The exhibition Gates to the North is an event with a long tradition.

The aim of the Gates of the North is to highlight new itineraries in the Vologda area, to develop tourist infrastructure and to present the full range of technologies and services. It provides a unique opportunity for the whole tourism industry to meet, network, negotiate, conduct business and stay abreast with the latest developments.

Gates to the North offers comprehensive business and entertainment programme for the participants and visitors. It includes presentations of tourist resources of the Vologda districts, daily seminars aiming to upgrade professional skills of those involved in tourism industry, round-table discussions, contests intended to boost tourism business in the region.

Alongside with presentations of tourism opportunities, the programme of Gates to the North includes an exhibition for traditional crafts and souvenirs.

Vologda oblast official website