Tourism in Russia
About the Project
The research team brought together a consortium of EU and Russian academics to work on this project. The NETOUR (Network for Excellence in Tourism through Organizations and Universities in Russia) consortium also included non-academic partners. First, secondary data were collected on the Russian tourism sector, its structure, and its impacts. The study focused on three main sectors: (a) nature-based tourism, (b) cultural tourism, and (c) business tourism. In addition, a survey of EU meeting professionals was conducted to assess destination image for meeting planners. A survey of Russian tourism professionals was also conducted to contrast industry needs and young university graduates skills.
About the Researcher
Frederic Dimanche, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Ryerson University.
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