Kazan “Stars of Hospitality” competition granted the status of a regional event
competition of professional skills among the employees of the tourism,
restaurant and hotel industries “Stars of Hospitality” for the first time with
the support of the Association of Volga Region Cities granted the status of a
regional event. The Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin at the Business Monday meeting
noted that holding such a competition contributes to maintaining the status of
one of the main tourist destinations of the country.
According to the
results of the first half of the year, 1 million 600 thousand tourists visited
the capital of Tatarstan, the head of the city said. Presently, the hotel occupancy
is about 95%. “We wish the win to Kazan participants of the “Stars of
Hospitality” at the regional stage of the competition,”- the Mayor said.
will be held in 2 stages: the first is municipal, which Kazan and the
participating cities of the Association of Volga Cities conduct independently,
the second is interregional, which will host a festival “Stars of Volga Region Hospitality”.
The best representatives of the hospitality industry from the Volga region
cities will come to the capital of Tatarstan.
Director of the
Kazan Tourism Development Committee, winners and prize-winners will be selected
in 9 nominations: The best porter, The best maid, The best manager for domestic
and inbound tourism, The best restaurant manager, The best waiter, The best
bartender, The best cook, The best pastry chef and The best city blogger.
The winners of
the city competition will receive a cash grant and certificates from sponsors.
They will get a chance to perform at the regional stage of the festival.
Acceptance of applications
is open until August 31. Employees of the tourism, restaurant and hotel
industry of Kazan who have submitted an application form and the necessary
documents can take part in the competition.