As of 2013 I live between the 3 countries; you can catch me either in Mallorca, Russia or Italy.
Founded by me CTL Center has now merged with another project of mine, Mediatrack company, extending the service offering to consulting services for the hotels and the DMC representing their interests in Russia and other CIS countries.
Apart of 27 years of a solid track record in the travel industry I have a true passion for traveling, discovering new places, finding local hidden gems and sharing these experiences with others.
- For 3 years I have been a Luxury Hotels columnist for the Commerçant Weekend Newspaper
- Over 10 years period have been an editor-in-chief of the travel magazine "Wings"
I believe that we should never stop learning. In 2018 I've graduated with merit from the London Metropolitan University with an MBA degree; my thesis was focused on the subject of promoting global luxury and spa hotels on the Russian market.
I can say with the full conviction that loyal clients and projects the industry remembers say much more then any words can describe. Let me share with you some highlights of my professional career:
- 8 years: the Tourism Executive Director, Sputnik Company, Ekaterinburg, Russia. I have opened the first ever Sputnik Lufthansa City Center in Russia.
My colleagues from the industry still remember pioneering charter flights and first designer tours to Genoa, Paris, Thailand, Tunisia, Thessaloniki and Cyprus.
- 11 years: the founder and managing director of the tourism projects of the Ural Airlines Holding, leading regional airline with international outreach.
In these years I've built from scratch and managed a network of 43 own travel offices across Russia that became a one-stop business travel solutions provider for the airline's corporate clients.
Set up a Tour Operator specializing in destinations across Europe as well as local and international sea tourism.
Created a MICE division that was responsible for numerous successful events in Prague, Paris, Lisbon, Barcelona, Aqaba and Agra, Ibiza and Tenerife.
To date behind my back are more then 200 organized events of different complexity and perhaps MICE nowadays is my favorite sphere of the tourism industry.
I have been a member and an organizing party of the goverment delegations of Ekaterinburg City and Ural Federal District to Italy, France and Japan.
Very often my clients recommend me as a true pro that knows the secret how to organize an event that runs like a clockwork, without check-in queues or long waits for drinks during a coffee break; the connoisseur of impeccable places and unique hotels for the special occasions.