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Vladimir Putin courtesy Kremlin press office

Putin Moves to Assist Crimea Travel

According to reports from Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into effect travel promotional legislation including dropping the VAT tax on air travel starting June 1, 2014. Currently the VAT for air travel in Russia is 18%, according to the Voice of Russia.

Eastern Europe

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Tours Spotlight: Topdeck’s Athens to Perdika to Athens [updated]

Scanning the web for tours in Eastern Europe this month and next, we found Topdeck’s 7 day sailing excursion from Athens, to Perdika, to Athens a relaxing seafarer’s dream. For all those who’ve ever dreamed of sailing the Greek isles, this small group tour lets you get hour hands on sailing experience in, and even taking part in local yacht regattas.

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The Thracian Cliffs Gold and Beach Resort - One of the Preferred luxury properties in Eastern Europe

Preferred Hotel Group™ Releases 2014 Q1 Results

Global sales, marketing, and distribution provider Preferred Hotel Group™ has just released their first quarter 2014 revenue results. According to the report the group generated a 19 percent increase in reservations revenue for member hotels compared to last year’s figures. Other key findings of the report show increases in enrollments, spending, and repeat stays via the iPrefer guest loyalty program, and other initiatives. Preferred also added 29 new hotels to their stable of luxury stays worldwide.

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Europe to Get 900 Plus New Hotels

According to a STR Global Construction Pipeline Report, some 925 new hotels with 149 thousand plus rooms are under development in Europe.

Wedding School event at Mamaison All-Suites Spa Hotel Pokrovka Moscow

Wedding Bliss at Mamaison Pokrovka Moscow

Mamaison Pokrovka Moscow has recently been stage to the Wedding School, an occasion for guests, and participant parties, to witness the latest trends in wedding decorations; hotel trends for brides and grooms, and more.

World Travel Awards

Voting for World Travel Awards Europe Begins

Voting for the World Travel Awards Europe opened today and lasts through June 23rd. This is the 21st Anniversary of the globally recognized “Oscars of Travel” for tourism and travel excellence.

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