Export Support & Tourism information centre of Murmansk Region & Official Tour Operator Aurora Xplore with Salvia Group, organized Murmansk Business Mission from December 6 to 11, 2021.
Indian travel companies took part in a reverse business mission in the Murmansk region, the Arctic region of Russia. The Business Mission started as a FAM trip. The third FAM trip was organised with the support of Salvia Group, and large numbers of Indian tourists have begun to visit the region.
The delegation from India included 5 travel companies: Salvia Travels Pvt Ltd, Ebix Travel & Holidays Limited, Travel Boutique Online, Nix Tour India Pvt Ltd, Jetchoice Tours & Travels Pvt.Ltd. Participants got acquainted with the northern region tourist product, conducted inspection trips and met with local tour operators. “We visited many local attractions, monuments, hotels, cottages, restaurants, etc. Also experienced activities like – Husky Sledge, Reindeer Sledge, Snow mobile riding, Banana Riding, Fishing etc. To say precisely, the trip arranged can be considered as a great success and useful for us,” said Y.S. Rawat (Head Corporate sales & Operations) – Salvia Travels.
Representatives from the travel companies visited the largest city beyond the Arctic Circle – Murmansk, the coast of the Barents Sea in Teriberka, got acquainted with the life and traditions of the indigenous people of the North – the Sami and visited a modern ski resort in Kirovsk. At the end of the trip, an agreement was signed with the Murmansk Tourist Information Center and a B2B meetings with local tour operators were held, and signing of framework agreements was done.
Murmansk is famous for pure snow, eternal twilight, northern lights, snow mobile, Husky Sledge, Reindeer Sledge, (In Winter), and the sun shines day and night (In Summer)!! Murmansk FAM will help the tourism businesses to survive and adapt to the new reality.