As of October 21st Hotel services inside Russia must conform to new governmental rules meant to regulate the industry. The Ministry for Culture of Russia reported on these new legislation that will bind hotels and other hospitality providers aimed at previously unregulated discrepancies.
Coming up in Croatia’s capital, Advent in the Heart of Zagreb is an array of holiday events orchestrated to create an unforgettable Christmas experience for visitors to the city starting November 28th.
In news from Crimea, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has just signed a decree naming more than 220 cultural heritage sites in Crimea. The decree creates a legal framework for setting about preserving, popularizing, and protecting cultural heritage on the Crimea peninsula.
According to the most recent figures from a global study bv Visa, Russians spend on average $2,730 dollars on foreign travel, roughly 20% more than the worldwide average.
Coming up in Moscow, the first ever Hospitality E-Commerce and Revenue Management Conference from dotcomhotel takes place October 6th & 7th at the Courtyard Moscow Paveletskaya Hotel.
In pre-season ski news, OJSC “Northern Caucasus Resorts has begun construction of the highest aerial lift in Europe at Mount Elbrus.
Just 14 kilometers from Novorossiysk, Abrau-Durso it is a small mountain village famous for its inherent beauty, and for being the home of Russia’s sparkling wines.
Yesterday , Russian President Vladimir Putin called for visa-free travel for visitors from India and South Africa.
News from Crimea this Summer speaks volumes for Russia’s internal and outbound travel market, as Crimea travel spots boast touristic gains. The economic tensions applied by western powers over Crimea’s return to Russia have had their effects.
According to the Press Secretary of the Federal Tourism Agency of Russia (Rostourism), Irina Shegolkova there was an increase of 185% of Chinese tourist taking the free visa path in early 2015. The new Russia-China accord also foretells of paradigm shifts in touristic flows and paths in the CIS as well.
According to a special study from Booking.com Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kazan top the list of cities where spontaneity lead to tourism visits and bookings. The online booking service told RIA Novosti that last minute travel to these cities was most popular among tourists who prefer spontaneous travel.
SnapShot Travel will hire 40 local and international developers to strengthen its talent pool, and to build out the next generation of hotel analytics.
June 12, 2015 will see a celebration of colors and Hindu traditions at the Outdoor Arena near Metro Spartak in Moscow.
According to the Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO) and the Cyprus Hotel Association (CHA), this year’s summer tourism season outlook is very positive. If the island sees unification, investors may seek boom tourism market.
Berat, designed in 2008 a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a rare example of a well-preserved Ottoman town, has many interesting attractions.