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Moscow Association of Travel Agencies is the biggest professional tour organization of Moscow. The main task of the Association is to champion the interests of tour companies forming the organization. MATA helps its companies in complicated situations and secures harmoniously-developed tour market in Russia.

The companies of MATA have had a long-term experience on the market and are known for their reliable reputation. It isn't every company that can become the member of the Association. The agencies are situated in Moscow, in the heart of world tourism. Moscow is a magnificent city with rapidly developing tour infrastructure. It's the city where the traditions of great Russian hospitality are preserved. In the Association there functions the Department of entrance tourism which includes the main Russian companies practising in receiving foreign guests. They are ready to collaborate with any foreign partners, and their location can be be easily found out if you address to the Association.

Everyday activity of MATA is diverse. Its projects cover all the tourist field of Russia in its different spheres. The association is open to the contacts with foreign partners and is ready to supply the new projects with informational support. MATA follows the events taking place in tourism field and efficiently reacts on them, helping the government to build up its policy regarding tourism as well as assisting the companies to solve the conflicts among each other if they occur.

Association participates in the tour exhibitions both in Russia and abroad. Joint stand of MATA can be always found on the international fairs in Madrid, London, Berlin. For every fair MATA prepares both Russian and English catalogues of its companies as well as advertising brochures on them. MATA carries out seminars with participation of foreign tour companies and representatives of consulate. It enables and favours the exchange of professional experience and strengthens friendly relations among the countries which should be one of the main goals of tourism.