Off the beaten track: Russia Pavilion highlights tourism spots with a difference

DUBAI, 8 January 2022 – From winter sports to wildlife reserves to world-class wineries – the Russia Pavilion on Saturday showcased some of its lesser-known tourism spots during a business forum on the Russian travel industry. The forum, designed to introduce audiences to unusual but fascinating travel destinations in Russia, highlighted less prominent tourism spots including Altai, a protected biodiverse reserve; the Alma Valley, known for its world-class wineries; Chelyabinsk, a nature and wildlife paradise; and Sochi, the venue of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Andrey Terekhin, Trade Representative of the…