A tourist office of St. Petersburg opened in Beijing
“The first foreign office of “Visit Petersburg” opened in Beijing on the basis of the information and business center”, - said the press service of the Development Committee of Tourism of St. Petersburg on Thursday.
The opening of the office took place in the framework of the "Petersburg meeting in Beijing", with the participation of the vice-governor of the northern capital Alexander Govorunov. The Tourist office mission is to "disseminate information about St. Petersburg, promote the competitive advantages of our city to foreign markets, strengthen international and foreign economic relations of St. Petersburg, as well as promote our city as a tourist destination".
The press service stressed that the St. Petersburg authorities are doing everything to ensure the comfort and safety for Chinese tourists, the signs in Chinese are appearing in the city.
The guests from China can easily navigate in the city today and get to know information about what to see. The representational offices of "City Tourist Information Office in St. Petersburg” also operate, which staff know languages, including Chinese.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.