Founded in 1902, Matsesta is Russia’s largest spa resort and is located on the site of a hydrogen sulphide spring whose healing waters have been the source of legends for centuries.
Matsesta’s healing waters restore ease of movement, rejuvenate the skin, invigorate the cardiovascular and nervous systems, promote fertility and have a rejuvenating effect on the entire body. This is why Sochi’s coat of arms has an image of bowl filled with fiery water symbolizing Matsesta in the center – it is the heart of Sochi.
More than 220 million procedures have been performed at the Matsesta spa resort over its 120 years’ existence with many famous personalities included among its enthusiasts. Josef Stalin, for example, loved Matsesta so much, he not only built his dacha just 300 meters from the spa, he also recognised Sochi as the capital of Soviet health resorts.
The Matsesta spa resort is now open all year round to both locals and visitors alike. No special documentation is needed, but a doctor’s referral is required for some programs.
Spa therapy is prescribed for:
· diseases of the cardiovascular system diseases (arterial hypertension, arterial hypotension, ischemic heart disease, etc.);
· musculoskeletal system diseases (osteochondrosis, polyarthritis, etc.);
· skin diseases (psoriasis, eczema, neurodermatitis, diathesis, etc.);
· gynecological diseases (chronic inflammation of uterine adnexa, infertility, adhesive process and more);
· diseases of the peripheral vessels and nerves (thrombophlebitis, endarteritis, phlebeurysm, plexus disorders, neuritis and more);
· central nervous system diseases (neurocirculatory dystonia, post-traumatic encephalopathy, migraines and more);
· post-burn and post-operation keloid scars;
· diseases of the mouth cavity and gums (periodontitis, periodontal disease, gingivitis, stomatitis, and more);
· diseases of the nasopharynx and paranasal sinuses (chronic tonsilitis, maxillary sinusitis, rhinosinusitis and so on).
Sochi’s health resorts have attracted vistiors from all over Russia ever since Soviet times. And while a few years ago it was almost impossible to get access to the nation’s health resorts, today you simply need to purchase a tour on the internet to get to the city of “dark nights” to improve your health.
Cultural and educational tourism now occupies first place in the world, even ahead of beach tourism. Its essential component is an introduction to history and culture. In this regard, Sochi has something to surprise its guests.
During the period from 20 to 22 November 2019, Sochi will host a large-scale tourist event. For the first time on the multifunctional complex Rosa Khutor Resort Rosa Hall venue there will be the integration of two tourism industry major events: the International Tourism Forum SIFT-2019 and the All-Russian Congress of Tour Operators and Travel Agents: November 20-22, 2019: All-Russian Congress of Tour Operators and Travel Agents November 21-22, 2019: XXVI International Tourism Exhibition Resorts and tourism. Season 2019-2020; XX international specialized exhibition Hotel and restaurant Business 2019; Business program Domestic and inbound tourism. Conceptual issues and practical solutions; Workshop. November 16-20, 2019: Familiarization and educational tours of Sochi resort and business facilities VI International Tourism Forum SIFT-2019, which is the main business platform for domestic and inbound tourism in Russia, will open a huge potential of the tourism market and provide the best working conditions for industry professionals. Forum organizers - Administration of Krasnodar Krai, Ministry of resorts, tourism and the Olympic legacy of Krasnodar Krai, Sochi city Administration. The organizer of the exhibition is LLC SOUD – Sochinskiye Vystavki (Sochi Exhibitions). The business program coordinator is tour operator Alean. With the assistance of The Federal Agency for Tourism, The Russian Tourism Industry Union, The Russian Hotel Association, The Tour Assistance Association, Krasnodar Krai Chamber of Commerce Board, Sochi Chamber of Commerce Board. The event will be attended by representatives the Russian Federation Government, Ministry of economic development of Russia, Ministry of culture, Ministry of transport of Russia, Central Bank of Russia, the Federation Council and State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Russian Board of Underwriters, and open associations of the tourist industry. The program of the forum traditionally includes familiarization and educational tours of the objects of the resort and business Sochi, in which subject matter specialists will be able to participate. SIFT in Sochi provides a new atmosphere helping to establish specific trade contacts required for business efficiency. Sochi platform is of the Federal scale and combines several business formats - an exhibition, a business program and a so-called practical program that allows the participants and guests of the Tourism Forum to efficiently resolve their business matters. SIFT forum provides a unique opportunity to participate in or attend the leading domestic and inbound tourism business event of 2019 in Russia, to demonstrate achievements in tourism, share experiences, learn new trends and improve professional skills. Detailed information is available on the official website of the event: https://tour-forum.com/ For participation, partnership and more information, please contact the Forum Organizing Committee: +7 (862) 262-25-38, 262-26-93, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.