Moscow’s Lotte Hotel named best in Europe

Courtesy Lotte Hotel Moscow

Winning the 2014 Prix Villégiature award as the best hotel in Europe, Lotte Hotel in Moscow took home the French awards’ biggest prize this week. Can this fabulous accommodation really be considered a business hotel?

Sochi Welcomes Formula 1 Fans and Drivers

Sochi Autodrom

According to news from Basel Aero, Sochi International Airport is already welcoming passengers for the upcoming Russian Formula 1 Gran Prix there. Sochi International Airport is expecting passengers to arrive and depart in between 30 countries on board over 730 flights.

TripAdvisor’s Top 5 Hotels in Crimea

Swallow's Nest

Chances are you’ve only heard about the Crimea peninsula via news of a political nature lately. But for those interested in new and fascinating places to see and experience, this Black Sea gem offers its own world of intrigue, history, and vacation bliss too. Here’s a sampling of the best resorts and hotels in Crimea from TripAdvisor.

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.