Altay region was among the top three leaders of prize "My Planet 2014"
It became known pretenders to win the prize "My Planet 2014". Altay region was the top three in the categories "The best region for travelling around Russia" and "Project of the Year in the field of eco-tourism". Laureates will be called at the awards ceremony on December 1, 2014 in Moscow.
It is important to note that the Altai territory already won "My Planet" thrice; it is evidence of systematic work in the development of tourism sector in the region. The infrastructure and tourist facilities are built, large investment projects are realized. Today there are the necessary conditions for comfortable and safe travel to the region.
The first time the project of the Altai Territory, "Flowering of Maralnik" was in the top three candidates to win "Project of the Year in the field of eco-tourism". "Flowering of Maralnik" opens the summer tourist season in the Altai region and it is one of the trademarks of the region. The event has been held every year since 2013.
Prize "My Planet" is a sign of distinction, which awarded to participants of the country's tourism market: individual projects and persons, travel agencies, airlines, Internet services, Internet sites - for their contribution to the development of the tourism market. The organizer and founder of the award is the channel "My Planet". In this year it has received more than 800 applications in 20 categories.
The purpose of the Prize is to identify and reward the best projects that promote the development of tourism industry in Russia. The main feature of this award is that the winners are selected by electronic voting of authoritative jury. The Jury Prize in 2014 included about 100 reputable experts and specialists of tourism industry, journalists, travelers and leaders of public opinion. There are the chief editor of TV channel "My Planet" Nicholay Tabashnikov, the chief editor of TV channel "Russia 24" Eugeniy Bekasov, bloggers Sergey Vinskiy and Sergey Dolya, president of the government of Gran Canaria José Miguel Bravo de Laguna and others. The vote of the jury was the second stage of the selection of winners - the Organizational Committee was the top five in each category during the first short-list.
By the newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda"