The delegation was headed by the Venezuelan Minister of Tourism, Ali Padron, who, in statements to the press at the Russian Air Force Station, expressed his country’s interest in encouraging bilateral exchanges in this sector.
On May 3, 90 Russian tour operators traveled to Caracas from Moscow, on their first trip on this route after the two countries had stopped air connections due to Covid-19, to learn about the attractions of Venezuela and encourage tourism to the south. The American Nation.
Sputnik news agency reported that the Venezuelan company Venetur and the Russian company Rutravel signed two cooperation agreements this week, which include marketing tourism offers and training Venezuelan tourism cadres.
According to Padron, the agreements are part of the cooperation program signed between representatives of the governments of Moscow and Caracas on March 30th, as part of the high-level intergovernmental committee.
He pointed out that cooperation between Russia and Venezuela includes tourism “as an element of the meeting between two countries that share common destinies for the sake of peace.”
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