The 12th Annual Congress of Natalie Tours’ managers officially kicked off in Dubai on October 12.
The annual event, which is currently being held at the iconic Atlantis, The Palm, unites more than 200 CEOs and owners of Russian travel agencies, who have exhibited optimum sales performance in the UAE during the year.
Leading Russian tour operator, Natalie Tours, has held the event for two decades to award best sellers; discuss further cooperation with top managers of retail companies; and motivate its partners to promote the travel direction and increase UAE sales.
Honourable attendees this year include president, Natalie Tours, Vladimir Vorobyev; managing director, Alpha Tours, Adnan Aridi; UAE travel officers, state and municipal bodies; UAE Migration Service; flydubai; Emirates Airline; and media entities.
Natalie Tours is currently the number one travel agency for Russian tourists in the UAE, and according to the results of the past winter season, the UAE took first place in the agency’s sales structure, accounting for 43 per cent in the revenue distribution and 37 in the total number of serviced customers.
Vorobyev announced that the company aims to double these indicators, referring to the rapid development of the UAE hotel base and the focus of the country’s authorities on boosting the flow of Russian tourists.
The 12th Annual Congress of Natalie Tours’ managers will run until October 15. It will offer a highly eventful programme made up of various presentations and business meetings, negotiations and hotel tours, interesting sightseeing and entertainment programmes.