Joint Action Program for the Period 2009-2010 for the Implementation of the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on Cooperation in the Field of Tourism (Moscow, November 19, 2008) (invalid)

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JOINT ACTION PROGRAM
FOR THE PERIOD 2009-2010 FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS ON COOPERATION IN THE FIELD OF TOURISM
(Moscow, November 19, 2008)

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According to Item 7 this Program becomes invalid on December 31, 2010

The Federal Agency for Tourism of the Ministry of Sport, Tourism and Youth Policy of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Cyprus, hereinafter referred to as the Parties,

In the context of executing the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on cooperation in the field of tourism signed in Moscow on 24th March 1994,

Aiming to expand this cooperation on the basis of the friendly relationships between the peoples, and to develop economic and tourism resources of their countries, have signed this Joint Action Program for the period 2009-2010.

1. In the field of tourism movement exchange:

1.1 The Parties shall assist to expand tourist flow between the two countries;

1.2 The Parties shall assist each other in establishment of contacts between the Russian and Cyprian tourism enterprises and organisations in setting cooperation programs;

1.3 The Parties within their regulations in force shall assist in facilitating the formalities related to tourist exchange between their countries.

2. In the field of national tourism promotion:

2.1 The Parties shall exchange experience and information in the field of marketing and tourism promotion;

2.2 The Parties shall exchange tourism promotional materials, posters, slides, videos, CDs...etc;

2.3 The Parties shall promote the exchange of experts and journalist specialized in tourism;

2.4 Each Party shall assist in setting up the delegations of experts and journalists specialized in the sphere of tourism to participate in media tours organised by the support of the other Party;

2.5 The Parties shall exchange statistics and other information related to tourism.

3. In the field of participation in national tourism exhibitions:

To keep on the tourist flow increasing tendency from Russia to Cyprus the Cyprian Party shall participate in the annual International Fair for Travel and Tourism "INTOURMARKET" carried out in Moscow at support of the Russian Party and also shall encourage Cyprian tourism organisations to take part in this travel fair.

The Cyprian Party shall participate as a partner country in the "INTOURMARKET" fair in March 2009.

The Russian Party shall assist in the participation of the Russian tourism organisations in the travel fairs supported by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Cyprus.

4. In the field of tourism training:

The Parties shall support the exchange of information and experts in the field of hotel and tourism training among tourism organisations of the two countries in order to train the personnel working in the field of tourism.

5. In the field of tourism legislation:

The Parties shall exchange information on national tourism legislation including the specifications applied to hotels and quality control system in the field of tourism and hotels.

6. In the field of tourism investments:

6.1 The Parties shall exchange information on investment proposals in the sphere of tourism.

6.2 The Parties shall promote the development of cooperation between the tourism business and organisations of the two countries in the sphere of tourism investment.

7. This Joint Action Program is not an international treaty and does not create any rights or obligations adjustable by international law, and will be realized in accordance with the legal regulations of each country.

This Joint Action Program shall be adopted on the day of its signature by the Parties until the 31st December 2010.

Done in Moscow on 19 November 2008 in two original copies in the Russian and English languages, all the texts being equal in contents.

For the Federal Agency for Tourism

For the Ministry of Commerce,

of the Ministry of Sports, Tourism

Industry and Tourism

and Youth Policy

of the Republic of Cyprus

of the Russian Federation

Anatoly Yarochkin

Antonis Paschalides

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