The Head of the Crimean Parliament Committee for Sanatorium-Resort Complex and Tourism Alexei Chernyak is hopeful direct international flights to Crimea will resume soon. In 2016 the region welcomed almost 6 million tourists, many from within Russia.
With its virtually sub-tropical climate, its seaside location, the health-resort potential and now, with backing from the local government, the Crimea is set to become the capital of Eastern European tourism. These ambitious dreams were voiced by Vasyl Dzharty, the Prime Minister of the Crimea during a recent two day trip to Brussels and London. […]