Transaero Airlines bumps up Murmansk, Eilat connections


Operating from Moscow Domodedovo Airport, Flight UN175/176 will connect the two cities three times per week on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at 22:45. Scheduled to arrive in Murmansk at 01:25 on the next day, the returns will be from Murmansk on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays at 08:00, with arrival in Moscow at 10:35.

Two Girls visit Crete: Part II

Diana and Ruxandra in Crete

In part two of mine and my friend Diana Abu-Zuaiter’s adventures in Crete takes us to the west of the island and some more luxury, and sandy beach immersion. On this leg we visted Rethymno and Chania from our Cretan home, Mythos Palace Resort & Spa. Come Experience the magic only Crete offers girl tourists seeking solitude and suntans. Conference & Expo 2014: Meetup with Modern Hospitality Conference & Expo

Coming in early Winter to Athens, this year’s conference promises keen focus for industry experts tuned to the trends and tech that will power hospitality in the year to come. Organized by the experts at Travel Media Applications, international speakers and attendees will converge on Greece’s capital to learn, brainstorm, and connect on travel business trends.

Plzeň, the capital of Beer becomes a hub of culture

Courtesy Czech Tourism

The Czech Tourism Authority has announced one of the world’s largest carousels, coming to Bohemian Plzeň, the upcoming Capital of Culture for 2015. Next year’s rich tapestry of cultural events kicks off early with this great beer city’s offering of one of France’s biggest carousels, Le Manège Carré Sénart, and a giant puppet extravaganza.

Ostrava hosts the St. Wenceslas Music Festival

Courtesy the Pavel Haas Quartet

All this month in Ostrava, the St. Wenceslas Music Festival is an annual sacred music festival that takes place in churches across the Moravian-Silesian region. September 1st thru 28th visitors to the region are treated to a unique international festival of concerts and events. Attendees to this festival can expect performances from artists like tenor Becker Ulrike […]

Aeroflot & Carlson Rezidor Announce Bonus Flyer Program

Aeroflot is considering launching a new, low-cost airline to fly Russian domestic routes

Aeroflot and Russia’s largest international hotel operator have partnered for an international guest rewards program. Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, the leading international hotel operator in Russia, CIS and Baltics, and Aeroflot, Russias biggest airline, announced the Aeroflot Bonus frequent flyer program.

Prague Convention Season in Full Swing


The Prague congress season is here making September one of the city’s most important niche tourism seasons. Thousands of congress delegates crowd the city for events in the fields of medicine, science, research and education. News from the Prague Convention Bureau (PCB) sheds more light on this convention season already underway.

This month in Serbia: Pudarski dani (Vineyard Guards Days)

Kloster Grgeteg not far from Irig - by Ebs Els

Coming September 18th through 20th to Irig, the “Pudarski dani” is one of the region’s most fascinating and authentic wine events. According to tradition, PUDAR is a vineyard guard pitted against starlings and other vineyard thieves of all sorts bent on destroying the harvest. Through a procession of rattling and using clappers like animated scarecrows, the guards war off those vermin. And just in time for the grape harvest in late September.