The largest Russian national film festival, “Kinotavr” begins today at the Black Sea coastal and alpine resort in Sochi. This year, as in previous competitions, the top talents of Russian cinema come together to compete.
The government of Greece has approved for 2017 a simplified visa regime for Russians arriving by ferry from Turkey to the Greek Islands of the Aegean (Rhodes, KOs, Lesbos, etc.). Dimitris Haitidis, the head of the Greek TEZ Tour, citing a source familiar with the situation.
The weak Russian rouble, along with other major world currency depreciations, has created a boom for tourism to selected destinations.
Speaking of great programs across Europe and the world, in Russia kids can use concessional travel on trains at half the normal price beginning July 1st. Some 2.5 million Russian children aged 10 to 17 years will benefit according to the head of the Federal Tourism Agency Oleg Safonov.
Coming to the Central House of Artists from April 25 to May 15, the Taiwan artist Liland Lee exhibition “To Russia with Love.”
The upcoming forum “Russia Travelling!” will be an assembly of business and government representatives for discussing problems and possibilities for internal and inbound tourism in Russia for the coming months.
In news from the Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, 18 countries will benefit from a new visa-free regime for Russia’s Far East.
Kaliningrad, Kazan, and Novosibirsk make the ideal destinations for travel and hospitality pros next week, as the tree cities will host, each, international travel fairs for tourism businesses and their targeted clients. The dates of the fairs coincide too: all three take place from April 13 to April 15.
Carlson Wagonlit Travel has announced that Russia-based Vipservice will be appointed to join CWT’s Global Partner Network.
Beach Club 117 is a legendary Crimea seaside nightclub that features live music, beach partying, and a stunning Russian-seafood menu. This 20-something party spot is where the annual Crimea Trance Fest is held. My good friend, local expert Levent Alver has given us the scoop on yet another hidden Crimea gem. Located in fabulous Feodosiya, Beach Club […]
According to news from TASS, a unique terracotta statue has been found at the site of the Kerch Strait Bridge construction connecting Crimea to mainland Russia. Underwater digging and exploration near the Ak-Burun Cape, uncovered a “first of a kind” statue, according to Sergei Olkhovsky, head of the underwater unit of Russia’s Academy of Sciences.
Coming up May 29th in the Laishev region of Tatarstan, the Russian Folklore Karavon Fest is a bright and colorful celebration held annually in the Russian Nikolskoye settlement.