The dates of the competition "Best by profession in the tourism industry" in 2021 have been announced

26 January 2021

The Federal Agency for Tourism has published an order approving the dates of the All-Russian competition of professional skills of tourism workers "The best by profession in the tourism industry".

The competition is traditionally held in two stages. The regional stage will be held from March 1 to July 18, 2021. The federal stage starts on July 19 and will end with an award ceremony for the winners and runners-up.   The event is scheduled for October and will be held in Moscow.

Specialists of the tourism industry, whose work experience in the relevant profession is at least three years, can take part in the Competition. Another important condition is that the participant should not have disciplinary penalties for violating labor discipline or labor protection requirements.

Category and sub-nominations of the contest:

* The nomination "The best employee of the reception and accommodation service of the hotel/other accommodation facility»,

* The nomination "The best specialist of the room fund maintenance service (maid) »,

* The nomination "Best Manager for Inbound and Domestic Tourism" with the sub-nominations "Manager for Youth Tourism" and " Specialist in the field of accessible tourism»,

* The nomination «Best tour guideand the nomination "Best guide-interpreter".

The winners in the categories will receive 100 thousand rubles; the second places will bring participants 80 thousand rubles, and the third one - 60 thousand rubles. Also, 60 thousand rubles will be awarded to the winners in each sub-category.

Recall that at the regional stage of the Competition, the authorities in the field of tourism in the subjects of the Russian Federation and industry associations form competition commissions and collect applications from specialists in the areas of nominations. After checking the documents of the participants, the commission selects the most qualified personnel and nominates them to participate in the federal stage.

This year, the terms of the Competition have changed ‒ the federal stage will start in July, not in August. It will be held in a remote format. The contestants will demonstrate their professional knowledge when passing electronic testing, as well as perform creative work. The nominees will be evaluated by leading industry experts.

The competition is held by the Rosturizm together with the executive authorities of the subjects of the Russian Federation in the field of tourism and industry associations. In 2021, the Competition will be held for the ninth time.

Detailed information about the terms and procedure of the competition is published on the official website of the Federal Tourism Agency and the official website of the competition.