According to the Committee for Tourism Development, this will help to attract the attention of residents and guests of St. Petersburg to the tourism’s role in the life of the city, to popularize excursion routes and sights, and form the city's image as a hospitable tourist center.
Especially for this action, the Russian Union of Travel Industry (RUTI) - North-West developed a walking tours’ plan regarding metro stations. Each will have a responsible tour operator who took to conduct two excursions in the area. To date, participation has been confirmed by Mir, Neva Delta, Serebryanoe Koltso, Art Travel, Eclectica, Krugozor Expo Travel, Tari Tour SPb, Petrotur, and Biletarium, a marketplace for Russian museums.
Registration for the excursions will take place at visit-petersburg.ru.
The schedule of excursions will be published in the web magazine RUTI North-West - RTourNews.ru