Ethnographic tourism develop in the Tyumen region

Ethnographic tourism develop in the Tyumen region
24 August 2015
August 21 at 10:00 as part of the Tyumen IV Inter-regional review of activities of ethno-cultural centers of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East of the Russian Federation, the work section on "Conservation and development of ethnic and cultural identity as a factor of development of the tourist potential of the regions" passed.
The section was attended by representatives of state authorities of Russian regions, local authorities, indigenous communities, workers of cultural, recreational and educational institutions, organizations in the sphere of tourism.
The main purpose of the meeting - the exchange of experiences on the development of ethnographic tourism in the region, the organization ethnotours based on ethno-cultural potential, traditions and customs of the peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East.
During the section was heard more than 13 reports on the conservation of ethnographic culture, the practical application of traditions and customs of indigenous peoples to attract tourists.
The working meeting noted the common problems associated with the development of ethno-tourism: lack of personnel, lack of infrastructure and roads in areas of settlement of indigenous peoples, the lack of an established mechanism of interaction between them, the tour operators, and tourists.
The participants stressed that the feature of ethnic culture is authentic and natural, indigenous peoples do not mimic the "exotic", they demonstrate the habitual way of life.

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